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 […]
It doesn’t have to be a boat to involve fiberglass repair work. These sewerage treatment pipes were in need of repairs in high load areas. These were made in a split mould with the inside surface being smooth. The repairs were carried out using epoxy for maximum strength and durability. The customer didn’t want to have […]
Never a good thing, this boat had a large hole torn down a section of the keel line. It was almost lost with it filling up with water while out on the bay. It turns out that the trailer had been modified with a metal bracket added on the back of the trailer causing the […]
A resort had a number rooms with problems such as this. The spas were quite a few years old and the steel reinforcement was rusting and breaking the composite liner. The rusted steel needed to be cut out and removed and then the repair was laid up with glass to build back again. The finish […]