Travelling throughout the country I often come across fiberglass shells of once much loved boats sitting in fields, boatparks in harbours and sometimes on shorelines. Steel vessels tend to be easier to offload and have residual value, especially if lead ballast is included or if the hull is aluminium. Timber vessels are often left to […]
This racing yacht is on the market for €8,000 great value for around the cans racing.
When buying a new vessel or insuring your own vessel the need will arise to establish hull plate thickness to include frame condition. Refitting or undertaking programmed maintenance, hull thickness assessment will prove to be a key element of your methodology. Western Surveyors are happy to under ultrasonic thickness measurements on a range of vessels.
Sean Weekes has undertaken a major project in the form of a trawler conversion into a house boat. The work is being undertaken by a connemara shipwright who has overseen all works to date. This is the second project iniciated by Sean, His attempts to Save the “Bonny Roy” a John Tyrrell and Sons 50 ft […]