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Competent Boat Builders - Recommendations?


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Hi,

I have a triple-skin Kauri yacht and I am looking for a seriously competent boat builder to undertake inspections and maintenance on major structural components such as keel, rudder post, prop gland etc.  I am based top of the South Island and local boat builders seem to be geared up mainly for light maintenance only i.e. painting and antifouling etc.  Can anyone recommend a boat builder anywhere in NZ who would be well experienced and qualified for dropping and inspecting keels, rudders, props and maintaining/replacing them? I've not had great experiences with boat builders locally and really need to find one who will be able to get it right first time.

 

Any thoughts?

 

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Wellington, http://www.mjmarine.co.nz/ Maurice Dickie. Good, quality work Auckland. https://www.facebook.com/NZ-Shipwrights-Ltd-100381874667427/ Jorn Douglas, 0276992674 good general repairs etc Whangarei, https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=twenty%2020%20marine%20ltd Richard Edlin, 021416531, Very good boatbuilder, designer, all material types. Probably others, but if you talk to these guys, tell them Matt Paulin recommended them. You'll get a good honest deal from all three.

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