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.
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.
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.
Insulated an existing storage box and use it for the Eskimo Ice Chipper install.
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.
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.
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 yacht customer desired to change the side boarding door which had previously blocked the deck to a door that opened out.