Built in Castleford in 1930 by Cliff and Jones. At the time of Dunkirk she was owned by M.V.Lazarus and spent 3 days under fierce air attack ferrying troops from East Beach. Lazy Days will be at Harbour Marine Services throughout the winter having a major refit to make her seaworthy again. Extensive [...]
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. [...]
Lisetta is back with us having a repaint before her appearance at Henley in July this year.
Tundra Wolf has returned to us this year for major restoration work. She is having the roof replaced on the Wheelhouse, aft cabin and saloon. [...]
Dynamene has made a return to HMS this winter to have a new BETA engine fitted
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 [...]
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 [...]
The installation of a smaller prop required that we improve the flow past the keel on a Colvic Watson. We recently carried out an engine change on a Colvic Watson. All went well, however the original huge prop has now become a little too huge when under power. In gear at tick [...]