It’s been a busy start to the year for Tim and Julian at GRP Boat Repairs! January often sees the start of a number of new projects for everyone – and the yachting industry is no exception. This month has seen the arrival of three Sunsail yachts to GRP HQ at Universal Marina. These yachts
Harsh winter months and the worsening weather can cause damage to boats both in the water and laid up ashore. Here are the first steps you should take if your boat is unfortunately damaged due to the weather: 1. Get in touch with your insurance company: Contact your insurance company as soon as possible! They can
Whether you’re an old hand or a newcomer to boating, a list of things to do is always handy! During the winter months your boat may suffer some damage due to the weather but by following these steps you’ll be sure to minimise it. We always recommend an annual end-of-season inspection, as well as top-sides cleaning
As winter fast approaches, it’s the perfect time to think about repairing, renovating and resurfacing your super yacht’s pool or Jacuzzi. While last summer seems like a long time ago, summer 2019 will come round before we know it! It can sometimes be tough to tell when it’s time for a full surface restoration –
It’s time to meet Julian! Tell us a little about yourself.... Hi guys. I’m Julian Willmott and I’ve worked in the yachting industry for more than 40 years. I graduated from Mayfield College in the late seventies and, being a ‘hands on guy’, got a job working in the precision Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) moulding
Today we introduce you to another member of the GRP team. Over to you Tim… Hi everyone. I am Tim Clark and my role at GRP is sales and technical consultancy. My career started back in 1989 as a humble deckhand on the 65m superyacht 'KATALINA' based in the South of France (not a
We have had a superb reaction to the latest service introduced earlier this year. With a number of Superyacht Jacuzzi refurbishments now completed, we are booking up quickly for the pre Caribbean season shipyard period. A full surface refurbishment takes as little as seven days to complete, and leaves the Jacuzzi in ‘as new’ condition.