Absolute Boat Care Complete Full Varnish Project On-board the 2015 Superyacht Cup Winner

The Absolute Boat Care International Varnish Team have recently completed a full varnish project on-board the 2015 Superyacht Cup Palma winner, S/Y Marie.

The Vitters Shipyard built 55m ketch arrived in Palma in June going on to take the silverware in Europe’s longest running superyacht regatta. During the month of July, the 1920’s style modern classic had her woodwork stripped back to the original wood, and 12-15 build up coats of Epifanes PP varnish applied by brush. Once the yacht had been painted during August, the Absolute Boat Care team then came back on board to complete final 6 coats of varnish on the exterior by spray . The removable items for varnishing were taken from the yacht, to the workshop, where they were placed in the sterile spray tent for the spray varnish finish.

During the project, the Captain extended the remit of the work to include interior varnish repairs.

The Captain of S/Y Marie comments on recruiting Absolute Boat Care for the project:

'I am just completing Marie's five year refit and have been using Absolute Boat Care for all of the exterior and interior varnish projects. I have been very impressed with the level of workmanship on board. Absolute have been clean and tidy first of all on a daily basis but thorough in their detailing and exceptional in their finish. As a Captain when you take on a project of this magnitude i.e stripping 20 coats of varnish back to bare wood and a full system build up you need to be confident in your Contractor selection process with that said Absolute walked me through their process and the specification to be used and removed any doubt that they could do the job. All in all a pleasurable experience, Thanks again Absolute Boat Care.'

Duncan Sykes, Founder and Managing Director of Absolute Boat Care talks of his experience working on S/Y Marie.

‘We first worked on board Marie completing some warranty work for Vitters just one year after her launch. Since then Marie has traveled the world, and made a name for herself on the race circuits. The juxtaposition of her 1920’s classic style with the modern technology on board make her one of the most technologically advanced modern classics on the water, and she proves this time and time again in the superyacht regattas worldwide. It has been a pleasure to be back on board working on this iconic yacht.’

To get in touch with Absolute Boat Care for all your superyacht finishing services please contact Simon@absoluteboatcare.net

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