The owner of this Sundance 5m boat wanted it converted to a centre console configuration. It sounds easy enough however there’s a bit in it! Firstly cutting the deck back to desired shape and size, continuing the moulded profile through without any deflection and then building the structure back up in the original style. We […]
The Arvor range of boats are well recognized with distinctive styling. The ‘trawler’ style boat is fitted with an inboard diesel and a full cabin. This boat was being fitted for a new trailer when damage occurred to the hull. On closer inspection it was found that the hull was full of water putting excessive […]
Part of our commercial fiberglass work includes jobs like this. Repairs to this ute canopy door from accidental damage causing cracking involved fiberglassing the damaged areas, filling, fairing and re-finishing in polyurethane. The inside of the door was re-flowcoated to match and the paint repairs polished in. The fiberglass work was quite detailed and intricate […]
Essential Energy requested some fiberglass work on a couple of their crane buckets. These are regularly checked and must be repaired to maintain the insulation of the bucket to protect the operators. This involved glassing the repairs and then gel coating the new work as well as any chips etc for insulation protection.
Kids need boats too! This is a special racing class of design for just for kids. The owner of the boat bought it for his daughter as an entry level racing boat. Part of the refurbishment was to include a composite screen forward of the driver shrouding the steering wheel. A new design was decided […]
This fiberglass muffler exploded and blew the end off! The owner of the boat suffered a badly bruised thigh from where the end collided with him in the process however this could have been much worse! We discovered that a part had come loose inside which may have been the cause of the problem. To […]
This customer enquired about how much it would cost to repair this fiberglass shroud which was a fraction of the cost of a replacement part. Some areas required temporary propping to regain the original shape until the new glass was cured. The newly reinforced shroud was then finished in a black flowcoat.
The owner of this inflatable tender brought this in for repairs on the rigid fiberglass hull bottom. These are built in two sections, a top and a bottom, glued along a flange. The flange joint had delaminated allowing water into ther hull. At first the idea was to simply prise the joint open and re-bond a […]