Wednesday, February 27, 2013

461-410 Back from the yard

Ready to be hauled back in after applying International Trilux 33 antifouling paint
Laurent manoeuvreing BALLYTRIM to the tight docking space
Seacocks have been serviced and cleaned.
Corrosion inhibitor has been applied to protect them.
(bilges to be cleaned next)

90-708 paint touch ups

Spraying paint touch ups on swan 90-708 bow.
Spraying metallic paint is an art and requires... an artist to do it :-)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Swan 461 hauling out

Swan 461-410 and 411 on the hard at Monaco Marine St. Laurent
for antifouling paint.
Rudders have been dropped as well in order to check stock and bearings

Thursday, February 14, 2013

RR Electronic GmbH antennas

RR multifunction antenna at the top of the mast
Stephane installing the antenna 33mtrs. above sea water level
Baltic 78 Laetitia from top of the mast
Nice view from up there :-)

Hull lamination

Grinding damages around keel and in bilges to prepare lamination work.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Ski and Sail

Do you wish to ski in the morning and sail in the afternoon?
great area, isn'it?
Nice harbor entrance and Promenade des Anglais
with surrounding hills covered in snow.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

B&G Broadband radar

Stephane installing a B&G Broadband
radar scanner on mast spreaders

Carbon mast instruments bracket

Vincent laminating to modify a carbon mast bracket
 to adapt Sailmon nav instruments displays

Tilse Formaglas Spezial ®

Replacing a glass windscreen by German technicians from
Tilse Industrie GmbH

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

JP painting radar scanner

JP preparing a B&G Broadband radar scanner
to be painted in black
Une photo de Vincent pour sa Maman
qui dit qu'on ne le voit jamais sur le blog

Hurth gearbox

Wesley bringing a Hurth gearbox
for a little promenade on the raft :-)

B&G electronics installation

B&G electronics replacement installation in progress
after lightening strike on Baltic 78 LAETITIA

Friday, February 1, 2013

SPECTRA watermaker installation

Spectra Cape Horn Xtreme watermaker installation in a Swan 44
cockpit locker.
Filters, valves, pumps are easily accessible 
but still protected by a topcoated board.