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Professional Wood and GRP Yacht and Boat Refurbishment Northern Ireland, NI

Gp14 strip paintwork and refinish

 This gp had a problem with paint not sticking to the hull,i stripped all the paint off, re-sealed the wood,and primed,filled,sanded etc to get a finish as good as new…the colour was the owners choice!!

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gelcoat repairs and burnishing

 This would be a fairly typical job i would be asked to do…i travelled to london/derry carried out about 35 gelcoat repairs to this yacht,and finished off by burnishing,waxing,and polishing the hull. I stayed up there 3 days.

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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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