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Another one of our major renovations to be started this year is Karinda. Built in the late 50's by Bates, Williams & Sons. This is only one of the 30 Craft still aflooat out of the 90 built.

By | 2018-09-18T08:47:45+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Progress update, Projects|0 Comments


Our latest project is an extensive refit of this southerly 135 owned by Mr and Mrs Kennedy. The purpose of the refit is to prepare her for the next 35 years. Below will be progress photos of the dismantling and then the rebuilding of Okura. Today the keel has [...]

By | 2018-09-18T17:32:23+00:00 September 8th, 2018|Projects, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Bow thruster on Nicholson 39

A few years ago I spotted a scalloped bow thruster tube on a Southerly and thought, yeah that’s looks like a good idea. I could see there would be a reduction in drag compared with the usual eyebrow and probably noise whilst sailing as well, especially when heeled. So along came an opportunity to [...]

By | 2017-10-19T01:12:05+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Holding tank on Oyster 406

The installation of a holding tank into a cupboard on an Oyster 406   Based at Southwold on the East Coast we generally have two choices when we leave the harbour. Turn right or head straight across. (us locals try and avoid turning left!) Heading straight across means that in [...]

By | 2017-10-18T13:10:31+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments