Cost To Clean A Boat Fuel Tank

Boat Cleaning
Paul Luisi
by Paul
Luisi

Boat fuel tank cleaning costs will vary based on the type of vessel and whether it's a DIY project or a professional fuel tank cleaning service completing the cleaning.

The costs to clean a boat fuel tank are: 

Boat Type DIY Cost Professional Cost
Yacht $85 $200 - $300
Speedboat $50 $100 - $150
Motorboat $50 $150 - $250
Houseboat $65 $150 - $250
Pontoon $45 $100 - $185
Sailboat $50 $200 - $300
Catamaran $85 $200- $255
Deck Boat $45 $100- $150

The diy costs are the total prices for all the cleaning products needed.

The professional service costs are the total costs for having a cleaning company do the work.

Yacht Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost of cleaning a yacht fuel tank is: 

  • Small Yachts: $85
  • Large Yachts: $100 - $200
  • Super Yachts: $200- $300

Yacht fuel tank cleaning prices will vary based on the size of the vessel.

Popular Yacht Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Prices

The average fuel tank cleaning prices for popular yacht brands are:

  1. Sunseeker: $300
  2. Benetti: $300
  3. San Lorenzo: $250

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Summary
Yacht fuel tank cleaning prices range from $85 to $300. The size of the yacht fuel tank will influence price.

Motorboat Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost of cleaning a motorboat fuel tank is: 

  • Small Motorboat: $50 - $100
  • Large Motorboat: $100 - $250

Motorboat fuel tank cleaning prices will vary based on the size of the boat.

Popular Motorboat Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Prices

The average fuel tank cleaning costs of popular motorboat brands is: 

  1. Sea Ray: $60
  2. Azimut: $155
  3. Regal: $50
  4. Beneteau: $150
Summary
Motorboat fuel tank cleaning prices range from $50 to $250 depending on the size of the boat.

Pontoon Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost of cleaning a pontoon fuel tank is: 

  • Small Pontoon: $45 -$65
  • Large Pontoon: $70 - $185

Pontoon fuel tank cleaning prices will vary based on the size of the pontoon's fuel tank.

Popular Pontoon Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Prices

The average fuel tank cleaning costs of popular pontoon brands is: 

  1. Bennington: $60
  2. Bentley: $80
  3. Sun Tracker: $130
  4. Avalon: $100
  5. Manitou: $185
  6. Godfrey: $95
Summary
Pontoon fuel tank cleaning costs range from $45 to $185. This will differ based on the size of the tank.

Fishing Boat Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost to clean a fishing boat's fuel tank is: 

  • Small Fishing Boat: $50-$150
  • Large Fishing Boat: $250- $500

Fishing boat fuel tanks comes in many different sizes. The size of the fuel tank will influence the overall cost of cleaning it.

Popular Fishing Boat Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average fuel tank cleaning cost of popular fishing boat brands is: 

  1. Century Center Console: $50
  2. Sport Fisherman: $150
  3. Jarvis Newman Trawler: $200
Summary
Fishing boat fuel tank cleaning costs range from $50 for small vessels to over $500 for larger trawlers.

Sailboat Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost of cleaning a sailing boat's fuel tank is: 

  • Small Sailboat: $60-$100
  • Large Sailboat: $150- $300

Popular Sailboat Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average fuel tank cleaning cost of popular sailboat brands is: 

  1. Catalina: $85
  2. Island Packet: $150
  3. Beneteau Oceanis: $240
Summary
The cost of cleaning a sailboat fuel tank ranges from $50 for a small vessel to $300 for larger sailboats.

Houseboat Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost of cleaning a houseboat's fuel tank is:

  • Small Houseboat: $65 -$150
  • Large Houseboat: $150- $250

Houseboat fuel tank cleaning costs will fluctuate based on how often the motor and fuel is used.

Popular Houseboat Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Prices

The average fuel tank cleaning cost of popular houseboat brands is: 

  1. Fun Country: $120
  2. Harbor Master: $155
Summary
The cost to clean a houseboat's fuel tank will range from $65 for a small houseboat to $250 for larger houseboats.

Catamaran Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The cost of cleaning a catamaran fuel tank is: 

  • Small Catamaran: $85-$120
  • Large Catamaran: $150- $255

Popular Catamaran Brand Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average fuel tank cleaning cost of popular catamaran brands is: 

  1. Robertson & Caine Leopard: $200
  2. Fountaine Pajot: $255
  3. Norman Cross Trimaran: $200
  4. Lagoon 39: $200
  5. Rodriguez PowerCat: $250
Summary
The cost of cleaning a catamaran fuel tank ranges from $85 for a small catamaran to over $255 for larger catamarans.

SpeedBoat Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost of cleaning a speed boat's fuel tank is:

  • Small Speedboat: $50-$75
  • Large Speedboat: $80- $150

Larger fuel tanks in powerboats tend to be the most expensive to clean.

Popular Speedboat Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Prices

  1. Yamaha 25: $75
  2. Tahoe: $60
  3. Monterey: $70
Summary
Speedboat fuel tank cleaning costs between $50 for smaller boats to over $150 for larger powerboats.

Deck Boat Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average cost of cleaning a deck boat's fuel tank is:

  • Small Deck Boat: $45-$70
  • Large Deck Boat: $80- $150

Popular Deck Boat Brands Fuel Tank Cleaning Cost

The average fuel tank cleaning cost of popular deck boat brands is: 

  1. Four Winns: $80
  2. Bayliner: $110
  3. Hurricane Boats: $55
Summary
Deck boat fuel tank cleaning costs vary between $45 for smaller boats to over $150 for larger deck boats.

The Bottom Line

The costs of cleaning the marine fuel tank will vary. The size of the tank influences overall price.

For diy cleaning, the main expenses are the boat fuel tank cleaning products needed.

For professional services, the main expense is hiring the company to come and do the work.