This 1976 Gulfstar 61' sailboat fiberglass hull was painted with Dupont Imron MS 600 paint system.
This vessel required a new generator. The 21kw Phasor was selected and installed.
Both these CAT 3208 engines were severely damaged when salt water flow was stopped due to debris. Engines were removed from the vessel, then completely overhauled in our shop.
This boat was leaking heavily. We suspected this was due to worm damage. This wooden vessel had previously lived up north in fresh water. Warm southern salt water create the right environment for teredo worms to bore into unprotected wooden vessels. The vessel was hauled and worm issues deal
It was desired to add built-in seating and table to maximize space and provide outdoor dining. Fiberglass was selected for relative ease of fabrication and corrosion resistance. It could have been built from Aluminum or Steel, but it was felt that fiberglass was the best choice.
This 61' Grand Banks is a regular into the yard each year. The captain meteculously maintains this 20 year old vessel and stays ahead of all scheduled maintenance - thereby preserving the overall life of the yacht.
An existing yacht customer took possession of his new 35' Everglades center console and had Gillen Diesel complete the electronics package.
The project goal was to change the crew quarters from a single bed to a double bed plus move the stateroom sink into the bathroom, update the finish out and add drawers and cedar lined closet. The double bed was designed so it can easily be converted to an office desk.
Customer desired to improve accessibility on the classic 1964 Burger yacht to the aft deck for swimming and boarding of dingy and did not want a ladder but wanted stairs. This was part of a major post purchase refit performed at Gillen Diesel & Marine Services.
The object of the project was to add a full service bar which included a wine chiller, ice machine and wet sink. It was also desired to upgrade all audio and visual components.
This Aluminum stairs with Stainless Steel hand rails evolved from the original steel design. The original design was an enclosed staircase that provided storage within. It was felt that this would create far to much maintenance and it was desired to have a more open appearance.
The yacht required additional deep freezer space for carrying meats and flash freezing fish and lobster when caught. The solution was to convert a rarely used grill area to accommodate this requirement.
The customer wanted to remove an existing grill station from the fly bridge on and replace with a wine bar. The in house design of the bar area to included an ice maker, refrigerator drawers and a station for keeping bottles of champagne and wine chilled.
This swim ladder was designed and installed with ease of entry in mind. The ladder also doubles as a safety device allowing a person to access the vessel in a man overboard scenario. The ladder conveniently folds up and attaches to the vessel.
This beautiful older Fedship required the engine room ventilation system to be replaced. It was also required to improve the original system significantly, with improved flow and an automatic closing feature for fire supression.
Insulated an existing storage box and use it for the Eskimo Ice Chipper install.
Customer wanted something relatively simple for the TV monitor, this worked out quite well, finished with Eppifannes satin. a new headliner was also installed
The Project Goal was to improve access towing and use of the tender. Also it provided easy access for swimming and aft boarding, add 500 gallons additional fuel capacity and improve overall performance.
A new suite of Garmin products was installed on this sportfish vessel
This 1964 Burger had the old style crawl in engine room space where space and access was a premium. This boat was part of a major post purchase refit performed by Gillen Diesel.
The yacht needed an Watermaker so the HRO 700 GPD was speced and installed
This vessel needed a watermaker. The HRO watermaker was specified and installed
Originally we installed this John Deere 4045 AFM generator new during this Gillen Diesel 1997 major refit of this 1993 90 'Swan.
This cruising couple needed a laundry room, not an extra stateroom, so a decision was made to convert the port guest stateroom to a laundry center complete with folding/work table.
Customer was coming in for overdue routine engine service and also complained of low gear oil pressure in one of the transmissions.
A Nautical Structures 2500lb Davit was completely stripped down to bare metal and components. The metal parts were then sand blasted, primed and finished with DuPont product paints.
Steel hull vessel needed built in grilling station for aft deck. Custom built fiberglass enclosure built for housing grill as well as extra storage. Product was finished with Dupont MS600.
Old electronics, analog instrumentation, and other original equipment was removed, cutouts filled and lower helm re-laminated.
Installed the HRO Safari 1400 GPD modular watermaker unit with commercial pre-filters. By uitlizing a modular unit this provided the ability to install a large capacity watermaker in a small vessel which is what the owner required.
This 99' Weis was extended to 129' vessel. Gillen Diesel installed 16 sq ft DSP 4803 Wesmar at anchor stabilization fin in this aluminum hulled yacht.
The original 9.5 KW Onan was far to small to operate the watermaker, eskimo ice chipper and existing electrical load. The new 17.5 Phasor Generator with sound shield replaced the original Onan.
The project goal was to replace the original 1995 electronics suite with new electronics and a NMEA 2000 backbone to monitor all major vessel systems. A full Raymarine E and G series electronics package including cameras was installed.
It has always been desirable to provide antifouling to propellers and other under water bronze components. In the past this was accomplished by a 3 step process that was expensive and short lived.
Older 1988 55' Jefferson had leaking steel fuel tanks. In order to replace tanks with minimal amount of work tanks were cut in pieces and removed, then a new aluminum tank is fabricated by making 2 smaller tanks connecting them together with flanges.
This customer had recently purchased this very nice Grand Banks, which unfortunately needed work on the deck, as well as some other changes, including new laundry center, TV cabinet, and other misc items.
The aft decks were particularly in rough shape, the boat had been hit at the platform several times, cleats were not secure, bases for removable aft rails were rotten and badly damaged, hatch cores were saturated with water and an old fiberglass repair from a former fuel tank removal had failed.
28' single spreader Rupp outriggers - top mount install plus installed several rod holders were added to the cockpit
This vessels original design was built to accommodate regular household furniture. Although this seems desirable it is not an efficient use of space. The owner wanted to maximize floor space, improve seating, add storage and provide ability to dine indoors.
As part of the extension of this steel hull trawler powerful Sea Vision underwater lights were added. The design allows for easy access for service and replacement of bulbs from inside the lazarette hatch of the vessel.
This yacht customer desired to change the side boarding door which had previously blocked the deck to a door that opened out.
Gillen Diesel installs new Spurs as well as maintains original equipment.
This 1993 90' Swans' Volvo engine was originally overhauled during a 1997 refit period at Gillen Diesel and Marine.
Fabricated a new cabinet and installed a lift for the TV on this 68' Viking.
This vessel was not equipped with stabilizers and was desired by owner. Proper location for fin required the relocation of much of the equipment in the engine room.
Wesmar Electric 12" dual prop Bow Thruster install on this 66' Burger
The 12' single prop Wesmar bow thruster unit had locked up and upon dissambly found oil was badly burnt and upper seal leaking. This unit had never been serviced since newly installed 15 years ago.