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Common survey faults
Shipwright work can undertake major & minor shipwright repairs & replacements to all type of construction. Included in this are:
New joinery designed & built
GRP Hull damage repairs
Hard Spot damage repairs GRP
A few photos of very common problems noted in surveys.
Kinked gas pipe
Corroded guard line, although not usually as bad as this!
Hard spot crack caused by bulkhead.
A rudder where the rudder stock has flexed causing major cracks around the entry point
This rudder stock has been bent forcing the rudder up to the hull
Severely corroded teeth on folding propeller
Teak deck failing, note the dark patches close to the seams where water has not dried because it is leaking under the teak.
Fractured frame on timber vessel.
Serious damage on timber vessel caused by wiring the anode to the stern gear internally.
This is a stemhead fitting and you can see some severe distortion as the bulging at the forestay attachment point shows.
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