Yearly Archives: 2014

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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laser gelcoat repairs

Fairly typical damage to laser dinghy, collision with another boat,couple of minor chips with the laminate exposed,and a bit of stress cracking to the edge of the deck. Quite a new boat and very well kept by its owner means

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burnish job on rs400

Quick easy job that makes a big difference to the appearance of a boat. All dark colours  of boat suffer from uv light (sunlight) damage This rs belongs to a friend of mine .I burnished the dark blue section of

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