February 2017

February brought the wind.  Gusts of 70mph ripped through the yard threatening to shake loose anything not tied down. The Orwell Bridge was closed causing traffic chaos. Simon spent the day tying up covers, securing anything the wind might move and tying up halyards, which were noisily flapping against exposed masts.  The large mobile boat cover on [...]

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January 2017

A busy month catching up with jobs held over from December. 'De barra' a 40' Dutch motor boat was brought onto the quay for shot blasting and removal of all the paint from the top sides and hull.  She was then picked up and put into the workshop, masked up and four coats of epoxy [...]

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December 2016

December saw the Skeet family leave the yard behind and fly off to Florida to fulfill Mel's wish that the family should visit a land he loved. The time was split between the peace and tranquility of The Everglades and the hustle and bustle of Orlando. Alligator hunting was the first order of the day. [...]

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