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First Watch Marine is an Authorized Mercury Marine Full-Line Premier Service Dealership. Our focus as a Mercury Marine specialized dealer makes us your best bet for getting your Mercury products serviced and repaired properly and quickly. We are tooled up and certified to provide diagnostics, repairs and  service of Mercury outboards, MerCruiser gas engines, MerCruiser Diesel engines, MerCruiser outdrivesZeus pod systems, and SmartCraft control and monitoring systems, including joystick piloting systems.

First Watch Marine is the only San Diego Mercury Service Only Dealer to win the 2019 CSI Award. The Customer Satisfaction Index is a program where Mercury rates dealers based on customer surveys sent out for every warranty claim. The award reflects the hard work and effort we put into making sure the job is done right!

Our office and workshop facilities are located at the center of San Diego’s boat repair infrastructure on beautiful Shelter Island, within the premises of Shelter Island Boatyard. Our location gives us the unique ability among San Diego Mercury dealers to perform out of the water service and repair at our location on vessels that require hauling out.

We have all the specialized gear and experience to repower your vessel quickly and cost-effectively. If your vessel is a candidate for repower and you would like to learn more, click here

If the service or repair of your Mercury equipment would be more efficiently done in your slip or at your home, First Watch Marine has long experience in performing mobile services, so we have you covered! If you are interested in services to be performed at your yacht’s location, click here

The First Watch Marine team is composed of professional, experienced, highly trained, and quality- oriented technicians and management who take pride in and enjoy our work.
Our parts department carries in stock all the Mercury parts and supplies needed to carry out normal maintenance and common repairs. We stock the parts that are needed when unexpected repairs come up during maintenance. If we don’t have it, we can get it quickly via our extensive parts supply network.

First Watch Marine believes strongly in an educated workforce. We put significant effort and expense into Training, and maintain Mercury and ABYC certifications for our staff. Our technicians can efficiently install, troubleshoot, repair and service all Mercury products.

To speak to a First Watch Marine representative call (619) 916-1730 or send us an email at

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