Responsible boatyard work requires dust collection. Whether it’s toxic bottom paint or ordinary sanding dust, it still makes a mess and can ruin a neighbor’s paint job-inprogress. Dustless sanders have hose connections leading to vacuum cleaners, but unless it is a sophisticated vacuum with multi-stage dust separation, those filters clog and dust flies. Even with
Southampton-based TheYachtMarket.com has unveiled details of its Ocean Saviour project, a 70 meter tri-deck clean-up vessel that produces its own fuel. Joining the global effort to combat ocean pollution, the Ocean Saviour vessel will be engineered to locate, retrieve and recycle plastic, and aims to remove five tons of plastic from the ocean per day.
Bloxygen displaces air in the container with inert argon gas. One of the counterintuitive fall rituals is to renew your varnish and finishes before putting your boat into storage. After all, who is going to admire your work while the boat is under wraps or in the boatyard? Varnish and sealers keep out moisture that