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Old 06-09-2014, 17:48   #1
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Competent aluminum yards on the east coast?

I'm interested in finding yards on the east coast (Maine to Florida) that are capable of doing quality work on a 48' aluminum sailboat. After we cruise next summer I'd like to end up somewhere where we can have her topsides repainted and some other enhancements I have in mind.

I'd appreciate any suggestions!

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Re: Competent aluminum yards on the east coast?

Hi thuss,
Let me know when you find one-competent that is.
Perhaps contact Dashew or builders of aluminum vessels.
All the best.
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Re: Competent aluminum yards on the east coast?

You could call the Palmer Johnson yard and ask for a referral.

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Re: Competent aluminum yards on the east coast?

Derektor or PJ.
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Re: Competent aluminum yards on the east coast?

I recommend Thunderbolt Marine near savannah, or St augustine Marine. I have had aluminum repairs and paint worK done at both. Fine cities to spend some time too!


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Re: Competent aluminum yards on the east coast?

Boat yards that do work on commercial inspected aluminum vessels all have USCG certified welders. The Coast Guard has very high standards for welding done on commercial vessels.
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