The owner of this older Quintrex half cab had customized the cabin and other parts of the boat and asked us to respray the boat. Starting as a simple blast, prime and paint job this project became a bit more involved. The entire boat was sandblasted back to bare metal inside and out except for […]
Certainly worth the effort, this Haines Signature was recently purchased but had been let a go a little and in need of some TLC. With good bones, all that was needed was mostly cosmetic things. The list started with a general health check, repairs to damaged area below the VHF antenna base, this ended up […]
Carrying on from an earlier post, this project has now been completed and launched. We left off finishing the internal fit-out and mainly cosmetics externally. The timber trim inside was done in clear Oregon to match the decks, even the two tables were finished to match. New opening brass portholes and air vents were installed […]
We were called in to refurbish this beautiful classic carvel hull trawler style cruiser. The first thing we did was to survey the boat from stem to stern. This uncovered a lot of dry-rot in the superstructure where the cabin sides met the deck. Over the years this had caused some major structural problems in […]
This engine replacement was done on the water which is always more challenging than when on the hard. An oyster punt was used with a small crane, then attached to this was a chain-block for more accurate lifting. The lifting in and out was quite simple however pulling the engine in and out of the […]
This job started off as a relatively simple tidy up. The brief, copper coat epoxy antifoul coating below waterline, structural repairs to Port side gunnel, replace gunnel rubber, add extra fuel tank, various gelcoat repairs, enlarge hole in wet well for steering arm, new carpet, new radio antennas and full detail. As we progressed the […]
This water tank had a hole in it and needed to fiberglassed to repair and seal. We ground the area to prepare and then glassed inside and out for a quality repair.
A customer from Dungog was caught up in a recent storm there and his fiberglass ute cover blew off and hit the house next door! Luckily it was repairable and the damage was mostly along the back edge. Some creative fiberglass work was required to re-build most of the back edge using temporary form jigs. […]