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. […]