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February 2016. Engine being removed from a Sea Ray. To save money an outboard is to be fitted.
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March 2016. Make bracket to take outboard.
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Check and service outboard.
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April 2016. Antifouling ready for the summer. Gearbox has been removed for servicing
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April 2016 the two boats on the left are out for new engines and legs. The sail boat is out for general repairs and antifoul.
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Its the 1st of May 2016 and sunny on a bank holiday for a change.The engine is being removed ready for a refurbished replacement.
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May 2016 Aquatech servicing gearbox and engine
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June 2016 George is getting on with engine and leg replacement in his boat.
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July 2016 Roy putting finishing touches to his fishing boat.
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August 2016 the Four Winns engine and gearbox are being prepared as quickly as possible before the slip is closed
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The Sea Ray is finally launched for sea trials
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The Sea Ray passes its sea trial.
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August 2016. A new stainless frame and cover being fitted by italianupholstery.co.uk Tel 07568 185539. They have done work on another boat in the yard so came recommended
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August 2016. Roys boat finished and painted to perfection.
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Sepember 2016. Four Winns engine now ready. The engine came out of a Chevy Blazer which was then scrapped. Marinised bits from the original engine were added plus the cooling system was changed from raw to closed.
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October. The hole where the leg was has been made watertight. To enable the boat to be floated off the slip until next year.
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October. Leg goes back on so the boat can float off the slipway to enable wall construction.
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October 2016. This yacht is being scrapped to clear the slipway. Peter is an expert at this. Making sure the debris is cleared away and dealt with properly plus making sure there is absolutely no pollution of any kind. He is of course registered with the Environment Agency and the Port Authority.
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February 2017. The last remaining part of the boat hoist is removed from the yard.