Marine Group

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  • Aberystwyth 01970 611422
  • Port Dinorwic 01248 671500/01248 670176

Case Studies

Case Studies

Deck Renewal

Cardiff Marine Services was commissioned to replace a teak deck on a 36’ yacht with Dek-King 2G. To keep the price of the job within his budget, the customer removed the old teak. We then faired the deck with epoxy filler to stop water pooling in the middle. The decks were patterned and the new … Continued

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Introducing Dek-King

Dek-King synthetic teak marine decking is the ultimate alternative to traditional decking. Dek-King retains the look and feel of a real teak deck whilst providing a range of benefits to ensure a low maintenance, anti-slip alternative. Key features Virtually maintenance free – can be jet washed Manufactured from 100% recyclable material Does not turn grey … Continued

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Upgrade to Supercat 38

Cardiff Marine Services were instructed by the owner of a Supercat 38 to carry out a series of upgrades and repairs according to a surveyor’s recommendations. In addition the owner requested some major modifications to set the boat up for fishing in the Caribbean. Jobs included: Scrape antifoul, epoxy prime and apply 2 coats of antifoul … Continued

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GRP bespoke moulds for the building industry

Cardiff Marine Services were approached by a building contractor to produce some custom GRP mouldings. The moulds made were a parapet and a string course detail. For both types of moulding external and internal moulded corners were required.    The mouldings were for a large extension on a hotel. The customer needed the mouldings to … Continued

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Barge Salvage

We were instructed by Brains Brewery to salvage and dispose of a 100ft barge that had sunk alongside one of their pubs in Cardiff Docks. Throughout the course of the salvage there was a lot of interest from the media and public as the historic vessel had been a landmark at the site for many … Continued

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Fire damage restoration

This Beneteau 40.7 suffered a fire onboard caused by a faulty electrical appliance. No one was onboard the vessel at the time and the fire was contained onboard and burnt itself out. However, the vessel sustained extensive smoke and fire damaged requiring a complete interior refit. The following work was carried out by Cardiff Marine … Continued

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Collision Repair

The Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 42′ had a nasty collision with a submerged rock when she was travelling at high speed after finishing the Three Peaks race in Scotland. The vessel sustained damage to the main stiffening web around the keel, the hull laminate around the keel, the base of the keel and the rudder. There … Continued

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Boat Refit

  The motor cruiser Maris Stella, a EuroBanker 39, was purchased in the Netherlands as a restoration project for the new owner. The vessel was transported to Cardiff where our boat service and repair centre were employed to assess her condition and carry out the following work; Strip back to bare wood all varnish work and … Continued

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Selling a boat

THE STEPS TO SELLING A BOAT BOAT DETAILS Before selling your boat it is important to gather together as much of the paperwork and information you can relating to the vessel to aid a quick sale. VALUE Work out what price you would like to sell the boat for, remember to be realistic in your … Continued

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Buying a boat

THE KEY STEPS TO BUYING A BOAT INITIAL RESEARCH It is important to take your time to think about why you want a boat and how you plan on using it to ensure that you buy the right boat for you. REQUIREMENTS Think about your budget and set a limit Think about how you will … Continued

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