Monthly Archives: March 2021

Damaged Keel Structure on 42′ GRP Sailing Yacht

 5mm gap at aft end of damaged keel when vessel suspended in slings I was recently asked by a GRP repair specialist to investigate the gap in a hull-to-keel join of a 42' GRP sailing yacht. The gap at the aft end of the damaged keel quite clearly indicated that part of the hull structure…
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Insurance Survey of Swan 36 at Emsworth Yacht Harbour

Today's survey took place with the vessel afloat and on her pontoon berth at Emsworth Yacht Harbour, Hampshire, UK. In a few weeks the boat will be lifted ashore for maintenance work. When she's ashore I can continue with the rest of my survey, but t.oday's inspection concentrated on the below-decks structure and systems. This…
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