Starting to Glass in the second bulkhead in the Morgan Giles 30 and once in position will be able to pattern up for the port side second bulkhead.

Starting to glass in the second bulkhead in the interior of the Morgan Giles 30. This bulkhead is going in where the old bulkhead came out from. However, the port bulkhead is going in a completely different position as the toilet compartment is going to be larger than before. The new port bulkhead is goingContinue reading “Starting to Glass in the second bulkhead in the Morgan Giles 30 and once in position will be able to pattern up for the port side second bulkhead.”

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The Morgan Giles 30 hull repairs and new bulkheads getting fitted

The three holes for the old skin fittings now fibre glassed over and just need a light sanding on the outside and the areas gelshielding when the patch under the stands are done Just needs to cure before Gelshield is applied The bulkhead just needed to be cut out a small amount to get throughContinue reading “The Morgan Giles 30 hull repairs and new bulkheads getting fitted”

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Wooden speedboat repairs

Now that the bottom panels are now faired into the rest of the bottom it is time to give the bottom area where it as been sanded down a coat of epoxy resin to seal the new wood and the sanded areas Once this epoxy is curd then the bottom will be sanded back andContinue reading “Wooden speedboat repairs”

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A small dinghy repair so a client’s children can go sailing over the May Day holiday weekend

A small sailing dinghy brought in for a small wooden trim repair the quarter knees and the transom trim fixings had failed due to old age       Clamping back into position and using a heavier grade of fixings and a better method of fixings so the problem does not happen again   AllContinue reading “A small dinghy repair so a client’s children can go sailing over the May Day holiday weekend”

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An Enterpise Dinghy in the Workshop for some TLC

An Enterprise in need of a good bit of restoration and a good drying out before it can get re-varnishing on the decks and inside before it can get refitted The decks need a good rubbing down and re-varnishing The port front spray rail needs to befitted and the deck fittings will be complete NowContinue reading “An Enterpise Dinghy in the Workshop for some TLC”

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Total cockpit overhaul needed on the yacht

The cabin bulkhead is in the worse condition and will need the most work on The aft bulkhead is a lot smaller and should not be as larger job as the front, however, smaller areas can cause their problems One of the first jobs is to remove all the equipment that is the way toContinue reading “Total cockpit overhaul needed on the yacht”

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Refitting a rudder fitting using a traditional method of fixing the fitting to the rudder blade

Making traditional copper fixings to fit rudder fitting to rudder. Fitting the first of copper fixings Half of the fixing made and ready to fix to the rudder fitting All of the fixing cliched up and rudder fitting fixed in position and now getting a coat of underwater primer before fixing the rudder back onContinue reading “Refitting a rudder fitting using a traditional method of fixing the fitting to the rudder blade”

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Glassing in the keel backing pads

Starting to glass in the backing pads The whole of the backing pads glass over with two layers of 2 oz CSM looking forward to the bow seat / buoyancy tank all we have do now is glass in the stern seat / buoyancy tank. Then fit the centre seat blocks and then lift itContinue reading “Glassing in the keel backing pads”

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Getting back to refitting Mai-Star II

Working on the new fore hatch so that the forecabin stays dry when beating to windward as the old fore hatch leaked badly. A view forward in an empty area which will be filled with a berth to port and the toilet to starboard with storage until the berth. A lot of varnishing and paintingContinue reading “Getting back to refitting Mai-Star II”

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Removing a rotten foredeck

Marking out the areas between the deck beams so not to cut them while removing the deck More marking out One major bit to remove from the fore deck,so to gain access to the two damaged deck beams below Steel knee put in sometime in the past to connect the deck beams to the grownContinue reading “Removing a rotten foredeck”

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