Shipwright services

Annual Boat Maintenance Melbourne

  • Antifouling- We apply all types of antifouling for different hull materials, using International, Jotun and Hempels products.
  • Our preparation is diligent- we remove shell, flaking paint, etc, as much as possible.
  • Anodes- We supply and fit anodes as required, and can advise on electrolysis issues you may have.
  • Acid washing and rust stains- Brown discolouration, slime and rust stains removed.
  • Cutting and polishing and detailing of fibreglass boats- recommended anually to keep your gelcoat in top condition.

Fibreglass Boat Repairs Melbourne

  • All fibreglass repairs from gelcoat chips to major collision damage.
  • Rotten transoms and floors replaced.
  • All modifications, for instance- built-in seats, boxes, storage.
  • Structural improvements, eg: foredecks strengthened for anchor winches, knees glassed in for heavier outboards.
  • Fibreglass boats resprayed in 2-pack polyurethane- make your boat like new.
  • Interiors flocoated and speckled to look like new.

Wooden Boats Repairs Melbourne

  • Maintenance and repairs of traditional wooden boats, including caulking and puttying of seams.
  • Ribs sistered or replaced, hulls refastened.
  • Repainting of topsides, superstructure, interiors.
  • Varnish work.
  • Epoxy/glass sheathing of cabintops, etc.
  • Traditional laid teak decks installed and repaired.
  • Non-skid surfaces painted/applied.
  • Marlinboards made and installed.
  • Rot repairs.

Aluminium and Steel Boats Fabrication, Rigging Melbourne

  • Repairs, modifications and additions to alloy and steel boats- we have tig and arc welding facilities.
  • Painting of metal boats. Metal substrates require different treatment as compared to timber/GRP boats- we can advise you on this and carry out your painting requirements.
  • Fabrication in stainless steel and aluminium, such as bow rollers, pulpits, brackets, fuel tanks, equipment mounts, you name it.
  • We have a copper swage press to handle all your small rigging needs, such as lifelines, strops and standing rigging for small sailing craft.

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Our Address

Penfold Marine
Unit 5 158-170 Nelson Place
Williamstown VIC 3016