This may help anyone concerned with the state of their transom. The transom is an important structure in a boat taking all the load from the engine. And if the transom fails it is possible to lose your engine for good not to mention sink the boat! The photo below shows some signs to look […]
This old Mustang hull lost a fight with a bollard. The wind caught the bow and swung it onto a jetty near the boat ramp and before anyone could react the sharp end of the bollard tore through the fiberglass hull. Using epoxy for the glass work repairs the hole was repaired with relative ease. […]
Leaks on boats are never a good thing. This client had an old badly designed opening center window with a foam type seal. The frame behind the seal was full of holes etc so this was never going to seal. The customer initially wanted us to refurbish the existing window however it was cracking at […]
We have done several jobs using the ‘resin infusion’ process before which is an excellent way of producing a composite part without picking up a brush! This process introduces the resin into the job using the vacuum pump suction which draws the resin through all the material whether its glass fiber, core or other reinforcement. […]
This catamaran was blown ashore in a severe storm and had its hulls holed and the keels broken off. The hull repairs were extensive with hull laminate and foam core replaced in areas. Following the repairs the entire surface below the water was sheathed with epoxy and 2 layers of double-bias cloth. The keels were […]
The owner of this Haines went to have a new engine fitted only to be told that his transom was rotten! We followed the usual process using epoxy for all bonding, coating and glassing. As part of the process we glassed over the top of the transom connecting these two mouldings and strengthening the transom substantially.
This boat was featured in our news when we restored it. On its last slipping the owners discovered some rotten timber below the shaft skeg brackets. This material was cut out and replaced and there was some repairs done to the hull planking also.
This jetski was only a few weeks old when the owner noticed the paint finish was delaminating. This job was done as a warranty job for Yamaha. The paint needed to be stripped off and new paint applied. As with a job such as this a large part of the job was putting the hull […]