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Complete Underwater Maintenance

We provide underwater boat cleaning, maintenance, inspection, and repair in Santa Barbara.

Salty Dog

Our goal at Salty Dog is to deliver the best quality underwater maintenance service and customer experience in Santa Barbara. 

Certified Marine Dive Team

Salty Dog Dive Service is proud to be recognized as one of the most experienced providers of professional underwater dive services in our area.

Effective Underwater Repairs

We strive to keep the bottom of your boat looking good and running efficiently. Our inspections and cleanings will help avoid costly repairs associated with lack of routine maintenance.

Safety, Quality and Performance

With over forty years of experience, Salty Dog Dive Service is proud of our training and safety programs. We provide extensive marine training and safety training for our divers which is reflected in our exceptional safety record.

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About Salty Dog Service

Salty Dog Dive Service was founded in 1980 by Rick Sanchez and has been providing premier marine services for the last 40 years. 

The Founder

Rick completed his commercial dive training on the east coast before moving to Santa Barbara. He developed a deep appreciation for the ocean and harbor while living and sailing on his Catalina 27' sailboat for fifteen years. Salty Dog has grown and developed into a premier marine contracting and dive service company with a primary focus on the highest quality work, engaged customer service and awesome crew members. 

Areas of Focus

Company Certifications and Business Licenses:

  • California State Contractors License (A) #763868

  • Member of the California Professional Divers Association

  • Certified in Best Management Practices for Boat Bottom Maintenance 

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Tel: 805-962-9009


Physical Address: 211 East Yanonali Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Mailing Address: 6 Harbor Way #205

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

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