Winter 2017/18

Published: Thursday, 14 December 2017

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Chelonian was built in 1994 and is now 23 years old so I thought it was about time it had some tlc to extend its life and improve some of the facilities. These works are being carried out over the winter in a number of stages.

Phase 1 November 2017 

Hull and Fabrication works.

This included zinc coating the hull and several welding jobs to improve the hull life, as well as adding a new skin tank for engine cooling and a new flexiable drive coupling.

Hull zinc

Full details here

Phase 2 January 2018

Exterior painting and internal Joinery

Full details here

Hybrid Upgrade winter/spring 2018

Upgrading the Hybrid system with a new Control Box and a new water cooled motor.

Full details here

Other works

Internal Painting, some woodwork and changes to safety system including fitting a Man Overboard System.

Full details will appear here

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