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The new owner of this Regal arrived for a Antifoul and Popspeed however upon lift there was some bad previous antifoul applications that had caused the antifoul to begin to flake off. Simple application to this surface of the new antifoul coating would not be ideal as it, much like the previous coatings, would tend to flake off. What was needed was a removal of all previous antifoul coatings and a start from the beginning process of sealing, priming and antifouling. This process provides the ultimate hull antifoul protection and repairs the issues left from previous poorly applied/prepared coatings. You will see throughout the images below the poor surface with flaking antifoul and some progress images throughout the repair. We also applied Prop speed to both props and serviced the engines and stern drives.

Prior to Sandblasting you can see the flaking antifoul.

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Another Happy customer leaving. Happy with his like new vessel

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This Trailer Boat had a little bit of a misshap when the owner had to stop quickly and the boat slid forward on the trailer causing damage to the nose and underside of the hull when it ground along the trailer. This caused extensive Gel Coat damage and bent the bow rails and mountings. The nose of the vessel was repaired along with the hull damage, the Gel Coat was blended colour matched and painted on for a as new repair. Below are some images of the job process. regularly performs all sizes of Insurance Repairs, on time and on quote.

This is a neat little vessel that came in with some movement in the hull and under the seats. Requiring a bit of a re enforcement and repairs to under the seat base’s as you can see in the images. As you can see we perform exceptional work on Vessels of all sizes from even Jetski’s up to super yachts, our skilled team are devoted to their jobs and guided by our resident marine guru.

65′ foot Aluminium Twin Hull Super Powered Catamaran Repairs, Respray/repaint and Antifoul.

The Nicecotedazur boat show team has been busy with this project at the Gold Coast City Marina in Coomera on the Gold Coast. Underway is a complete exterior respray/repaint and anti-foul all performed to a budget. Major repairs are also being undertaken to the exterior and some “redesign” of the paint scheme along with a new area of non skid decking to increase the pleasure and useability of the vessel. The completed cat will include a complete respray with JOTUN Marine 2 Pac Urethane white and black. The non skid is to be altex/resene non skid coating.The hull will be coated with JOTUN advanced antifoul products after a thorough clean. Along side CleanABoat’s team there has also been a major interior refit underway to reface this vessel to be a majestic 21st century vessel.

Expected completion to be mid December this year (2010) ready for Christmas when we are sure it will have plenty of use! We might even join the owner for a brewski or three! Check out the gallery below and we will continue to update as we go!

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35′ Riviera Flybridge Cruiser Osmosis Repairs, Gold Coast Marine Centre

This vessel is an older 1989 35 foot Riviera Flybridge vessel, recently purchased from Sydney the vessel was turned back to shore shortly after beginning its trip to the Gold Coast for our repairs, taking on water with a failed prop shaft seal the vessel was lifted and placed on a truck to deliver to our possession at the Gold Coast Marine Center in Coomera for her repairs.

Repair short list:-

  • Failed prop shaft seals, both port and starboard
  • Ceased prop shaft couplings
  • New prop shafts required
  • Numerous Spot Osmosis issues
  • Re-Antifouling required
  • Prop Speed props
  • Full Machine Buff and polish
  • New anode mounting on transom + new anodes all round
  • New Transducer sender mounted on port side hull
  • New boot stripe

We started this job by removing the old antifoul by sand blasting the hull, this allowed us to get a better visual on the osmosis issues and begin repairs. Once repaired the hull was coated with with 4 coats of JOTUN JOTACOTE 605 (2 part epoxy sealer), then 2 coats of JOTUN VINYGARD 88 (vinylester epoxy primer) and finally 3 coats of JOTUN SEA GAURDIAN black antifoul. We work closely with the technical representatives of the product systems we use to ensure the best and longest lasting final finish. During this process a new Transducer sender was installed on the port side hull and a new mounting position for a larger new anode was installed on the transom as the existing anode system was lacking. Two new prop shafts, prop shaft couplings & prop shaft seals where installed along with new ruder gland seals. The props where x-rayed and coated with prop speed before being put back together. Once this was completed we applied a new boot stripe and gave the entire vessel a complete buff and polish with products.

During sea trials we noticed a large performance improvement with ~3 knot top speed improvement and improved performance through the range. Better economy also was noticed.