In June 2017, we were invited to produce an article for Practical Boat Owner magazine. This has now developed into a monthly series, the links to the projects that each article came from can be found below... Chain Plate redesign & replacement Moody 35 Replacing knees Moody 35 [...]
The arrival of the Super van Craft from Holland by road. The Refit Leaving the shed in preparation for the launch. The launch...
Noordster progress pictures
Project page covering works to this Moody 35. Work started on inspection of the bilge keel bolts. The first task was to get access which required removal of the water tanks and associated plumbing. Next the keel bolts were withdrawn one at a time and in this case, replaced with new ones and coated. [...]
Restoration and Refit of Kalula When the Keppel-Compton;s bought Blaubaai they almost immediately changed her name to Kalula. Kalula is a 51' aluminium J&V design, built in 1996 for the express purpose of Ocean racing. As such [...]
Restoration of Pamela Tivey Herreshoff 12 1/2 The plan is to remove each mahogany plank from the top down and replace with white ceder. The mahogany planks, even though not very old (10y) were not in good condition. The one plank [...]
The area around the Caps/Inters chain-plate knee has been ground and sanded back to good laminate. We've also cleaned and sanded the underside of the deck in this area and removed any old knee lamination. When we started cleaning up the fwd face of the bulkhead we noticed that an area roughly [...]