Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 18-01-2018, 09:58   #16
Registered User
 
Southpass's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Carrabelle, FL
Boat: Fountaine Pajot, Marqueses, 56
Posts: 7
Re: Marine Carpentry Outside of the Hurricane Belt

Quote:
Originally Posted by sailnautilus View Post
Have spent time and done refits in both Grenada and Curacao on a 52 monohull.
Curacao Marine is a great yard for working in and has some great craftsmen.....excellent carpenter and welder and mechanic....it is also very reasonably priced compared to Grenada. The yard has cheap rental cars and you can stay in an air BNB which is more comfortable than staying on the boat on the hard. They can haul your cat. I saw a large lagoon which had a head converted to a storage space while I was there....the drawers, doors and veneers were perfect.

Grenada Marine has less quality craftsmen and is more expensive. It is also very remote from developed areas and you will have to stay on the boat or at a more expensive lodging. It is more convenient if you are staying in the windwards or leewards.....a bit of a slog back from Curacao.
PM me if I can be of further help...
Thanks sailnautilus! I will add Cuacao to the list and pm you as I come up with more questions.
__________________

__________________
Southpass is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
hurricane, marine

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Carpentry Question Greenhand Construction, Maintenance & Refit 6 18-07-2014 21:26
Want To Buy: Carpentry, Painting and General Sailboat Restoration Needed in Boca Raton FL cncskip Classifieds Archive 0 01-05-2012 10:57
Lessons Learned Hurricane Irene- Hurricane Hole Preparation jacob30 Weather | Gear, Reports and Resources 7 21-01-2012 08:51
What Country for Carpentry ? virginia boy Construction, Maintenance & Refit 18 05-10-2011 18:11



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 20:41.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.