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+00:00October 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+00:00October 18th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Moody 35 – Knee/Deck repairs – March 2017

The June 2017 edition of Practical Boat Owner featured an article based on the following report produced whilst repairing knees and decks on "Holly Golightly" a Moody 35. Looking around the yard, I notice that of the nine boats being worked on today, the youngest boat is over 10 years old and [...]

By |2017-10-16T18:00:55+00:00October 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

PBO – View From The Boatyard Projects

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 [...]

By |2017-10-19T00:58:46+00:00October 1st, 2017|News, Projects, Recent Works|0 Comments