The moment has come at last, the Hamilton project was one of our larger and more exciting projects. For those who haven’t seen the earlier posts, this boat was lying in the owners backyard, and in a very sad way. The first task was to strip the boat down, removing the alloy cabintop, inboard diesel, […]
Why buy a new boat when your current one is not only a good design and brand but is also in structurally sound condition. This Haines Signature was very original in condition and just needed a good face-lift and tidy up. The job list started as not much more than a thorough detail and colour […]
This project has now been launched and the engine fitted. The owners are very happy with the result, and can now get the boat working!
Following on from a previous post on this project, this net boat had a full internal hull rebuild including a hull extension with engine pod, new cabin and raised gunnels. Its now been completed and includes a built-in recessed battery box in front of the engine. The raising of the gunnel height was decided when […]
The transformation is complete, this Hamilton half cabin project has been one of our largest and ongoing projects. You may have seen the previous posts with updates along the way showing the progress. This post covers the final finishing and installing of the ‘bling’! At the last moment the owners chose to go with Eva […]
Being comfortable when using your boat is important as all us boaties know. This customer was tired of sitting on a hard flat swab on the top of the alloy seat box so he ordered himself a smart double seat assembly. He requested us to mount this up for him which was fairly straight forward […]
This is another update of this large remodel/restoration project, which the owner now informs us is a Hamilton brand (as in the Hamilton jet company). Being such a large and ongoing job we have had 2 previous update posts on this project which you may remember. It is now getting close to the finishing stages […]
We helped this customer reconfigure his Bertram 25 from twin engine installation to single. This entailed cutting out the old (rotted) twin engine beds, replacing this structure and installing new engine beds to suit the new Volvo inboard stern-drive engine. Internally not only did we discover that the old engine beds were rotted but also […]