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- Vancouver Yard Does It All. // Professional Boatbuilder;Aug/Sep2009, Issue 120, p4
The article features the company, Platinum Marine Services, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The firm operates an in-the-water service center in Coal Harbour and a 45,000-square-foot facility in Richmond, whose temperature-controlled structure could accommodate up to six boats with sizes...
- Port River Marine Services -- maintenance and repair services to the SA fishing industry. Wallis, Jon // Professional Fisherman;Oct2004, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p30
Provides information about Port River Marine Services in South Australia. History of the boat maintenance and repair services firm; Success on the of development of a major marine facility and client base in the region; Provision of a selection of equipment and chandlery lines, amenities and...
- Gadgets & gilhickies. Wheeler, Dave; Delabio, Chuck // Yachting;Nov97, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p48
Presents solutions to boating problems. Includes keeping the dog's water dish in place; Temporary repair for the ferrule joining two parts of a fishing rod; Keelhauling a transducer.
- Power trip. Frederiksen, Peter // Yachting;Feb98, Vol. 183 Issue 2, p44
Presents guidelines in repowering of boats. Budget allocation; Replacement of old engines; Upgrading of the electrical system.
- Prescription for busted boats and motors. Stearns, B. // Field & Stream;Mar1991, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p124
Gives advice on products and procedures to use to make metallic and fiberglass repairs, fix outboard engines and cover up a gash in a boat's gel coat.
- Prepping for painting. // Yachting;Apr84, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p98
No matter what surface, its proper preparation is the most important procedure in assuring the success of a new coating. General painting and varnishing tips. Preparing fiberglass by sanding. Prepping the gel without sanding. INSET: on common problems and their causes..
- Refinishing fiberglass. // Yachting;Apr84, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p102
Modern applications in this highly technical procedure require a thorough understanding of surfaces and coatings and how they affect each other. Preparation of the surface; application; tips for selecting polyurethane.
- How to make your sails last longer. Ulmer, C. // Yachting;Feb89, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p24
Gives advice on how to extend the life of a sail made of Mylar/Kelvar or Mylar/Spectra. Abrasion and loading effect the life of the sail; Operating within the load limits of the fabric; Safety factors.
- Fool-proof varnishing. Castle, B. // Yachting;May89, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p67
Gives advice on varnishing wooden boats. Types of varnish; Number of coats needed for proper finish and protection; Cleaning brushes; Varnishing teak. INSET: The ultimate brush..