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Professional Wood and GRP Boat Painting Northern Ireland, NI

Repair to foam cored carbon reinforced epoxy flying fifteen

This boat was involved in a” racing incident”with 3 other boats, it sustained a large hole above the waterline.I took  the keel off and turned the boat upside down so I could reach the inside more easily to re laminate

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traditional brush painting in denmark on “peggy bawn”

I was asked to fly to denmark and repaint this lovely yacht as the owner could not find anyone locally to carry out the work to the standard he wanted. This was because the boat is authentically maintained without any

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Repaint of fisher 30

Some damage had been done to this quality motor sailer,so as the boat had already been previously painted I was asked to respray the boat in 2pack polyurethane.The photos show the boat being craned off outside my workshop.and the finished

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repair to racing “eight”in carbon fibre,2 pack spray paint

This

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racing dinghy varnishwork refurbishment (gp14)

I would do around 6 of these jobs a year, this gp is around 20 years old.It had got some staining of the deck by moisture from being left outside in winter. First i removed all the fittings. I pressure

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Current Irish champion squib repaint (metallic silver)

This squib had been previously painted, but the existing paint was not adhering to the hull very well,flaking off in places,particularily around the waterline. I sanded off all the topsides paint,down to the original gelcoat.(Lots and lots of blue dust)

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ruffian 23 respray

Over the years i have painted  most of the carrickfergus ruffian 23 fleet,i painted this yacht for a true gentleman who is sadly no longer with us,but his son continues to sail the boat.

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repaint of well known yacht imp

Back in the day i resprayed this well known ron holland yacht it had been based in carrickfergus for a while, then when it was sold to the new owner in kinsale   around the early nineties (who still owns

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spray painting morgan 36,on site

 The owner of this yacht had done a really good job of preparing,sanding,priming etc,but was not happy with the finish he was getting on the final finish coats.I travelled to the boat, sprayed on 2 coats of 2k paint and

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Squib respray

 This is a typical respray on a squib,i cant remember how many times ive done this! The photos show the boat partially rubbed down,fully rubbed down,and the finished job,the owner was doing below the waterline himself.

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