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"THE END RESULT WAS BEYOND OUR EXPECTATIONS."

"When we decided it was time to Awlgrip the 14 year old chalked “flag blue” gel coat hull of our Holland 32″ lobster yacht, there was no doubt in our minds that Hodgdon Yacht Services should do this job. With 200 years in the boat business, linked with their impeccable reputation and fair pricing, we knew we would not be disappointed. Thanks to James Fitzgerald, the painting specialist and his team, the dark blue hull was painted to a level that is actually better than when it was new. When painting a dark color, every imperfection is magnified and reaching perfection is a challenge. To obtain this level, James went the “extra mile” in order to make this happen. The end result is beyond our

DEERFOOT SAILBOAT REFIT PROJECT

During the winter months, a significant amount of refit work was performed on a 63-foot Deerfoot sailboat that was stored at HYS. The original steel keel, which held water and diesel fuel, was replaced with a new stainless keel designed by one of the boat’s original designers. Additional work included upgrading the fuel system by adding fuel manifold and fuel polishing systems. The boat’s fresh water system upgrades included a manifold and UV filtering system. Old wiring in the navigation station area was removed and cleaned up. The engine room systems lay out was rearranged to gain better access to seacocks, engine, and generator components. The baby stay and back stay hydraulic cylinders w

AWLGRIP PAINT MAINTENANCE

Termo, a Holland 32 with a traditional exterior and gorgeous Bruce King interior that was in need of some Awlgrip paint maintenance was recently in the paint shop at Hodgdon Yacht Services. The work was flawlessly completed the project and the boat is now back in the water, ready for another fun filled season!

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