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Professional Wood and GRP Boat Painting Northern Ireland, NI

ruffian 23

I was asked to repaint the hull and deck of this somewhat run down r23 > Additional work was  fitting new windows,and tidying up poorly applied filler that someone else had put on below the waterline.

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lifeboat painting

I was commisioned to spraypaint the superstructure of a classic lifeboat.The structure is aluminium,the owner had already had the area soda blasted,i applied 6 coats of epoxy primer,then 4 top coats of 2  pack polyurethane.

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Wooden Boat Refurbishment Flying 15 (2 of 2)

Wooden Boat Refurbishment Flying 15 And so after many late nights (and spare hours in the day) I finally got the Flying 15 wooden boat refurbishment finished.  Here are some  images from along the way. Wet varnish (coat 2/5)… early days

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Wooden Boat Refurbishment Flying 15 (1 of 2)

Wooden Boat Refurbishments are not for the faint hearted.  Time and patience are required for best results. I decided to restore a classic Flying 15 racing yacht for myself.  The refurbishment work was carried out over a 2 year period.

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GP14 Racing Dinghy Painting from Bare Wood

GP14 Wood Dinghy Painting With Alister Duffin just down the road, I have the pleasure of painting some of the most beautiful wooden dinghies ever built. This boat was for an avid racing helm from Dublin. The bare boat arrives

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