Marine Group

  • Cardiff 02920 343459
  • Aberystwyth 01970 611422
  • Port Dinorwic 01248 671500/01248 670176
  • Burry Port 01554 835 691
  • Watchet 01984 322230

Case Studies

Case Studies

Sanamiru Refit Case Study

The Marine Group Director, Christopher Odling-Smee, has been a boat owner all his life. When his children were younger, he had a motorboat which the family kept in Cardiff Marina to enjoy days out to the beaches of West Wales and sometimes a little beyond. As his children grew older, they developed a keen interest … Continued

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Water Injection Dredging: Wisbech Yacht Harbour

In October 2020 our Harbour Management team won an open tender by Fenland District Council to undertake dredging at Wisbech Yacht Harbour. The dredging itself targeted a build up beneath the main gangway pontoon, along the sheet piled wall. This caused the pontoons to start warping. Wisbech Yacht Harbour is located on the tidal River Nene, … Continued

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Water Injection Dredging: Deganwy Marina

THE MARINE GROUP HAVE RECENTLY COMPLETED A WATER INJECTION DREDGING CAMPAIGN FOR DEGANWY MARINA The Marine Group was recently contracted by the owners of Deganwy Marina to remove up to 7,000m3 of accumulated sediment from the Marina. Deganwy is situated on the North Wales coast, at the mouth of the River Conwy where siltation is a major problem. … Continued

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Water Injection Dredging: Bristol City Docks

Scope of work To remove silt build-up within and adjacent to the floating harbour in Bristol City Docks. The floating harbour was last dredged in 2015 and Bathymetric and Side Scan Sonar reports revealed 13 separate areas within the floating harbour that required dredging. An additional area was also requested to be dredged. The target … Continued

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Water Injection Dredging

As a marina operator we have first hand experience in carrying out maintenance dredging at our marinas. We understand the importance of cost effective maintenance dredging services to ensure channels are kept accessible. We provide a professional water injection dredging service with our vessel CMS Innovation. below are some highlights of Our recent portfolio of … Continued

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Bay Marine Insurance and The Marine Group

Bay Marine Insurance are delighted to introduce a vessel insurance scheme new for 2018, exclusive to The Marine Group berth holders moored at Cardiff Marina, Cardiff drystack, Burry Port Marina, Aberystwyth Marina or Port Dinorwic Marina. We can provide a 20 % insurance discount (10% as marina based + 10 % scheme discount) plus a protected … Continued

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Introducing PROPSPEED

Fouling of running gear is a constant headache for boat owners, requiring expensive and time-consuming grinding and sanding to remove marine growth. Any marine growth on a boat’s running gear has a negative impact on performance, in terms of: increased fuel consumption, loss of speed or excessive noise and vibration. How can PROPSPEED help? Used … Continued

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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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