Boat lift and launch dates

Boat lift and launch dates

I have recently been talking to a customer about the recent influx of ‘fashion lifting’ as he kindly put it. The customer in question has owned his boat for 16 years and religously gets it lifted on the same week each year. He described to me a situation he had...
Premier Marinas – Chichester

Premier Marinas – Chichester

Chichester Marina is somewhere I find myself for at least 36 hours of my week. The reason for this is the efficiency and reliability of the marina, the staff and the facilities. As a trader I feel respected by the staff and I also see how they try and make things run...
Coral Worm in Chichester

Coral Worm in Chichester

Here’s a debate! I will start simple, as a trader, the coral worm is a pain, as a boat owner the effects or coral worm can be pretty bad. Where has Coral Worm come from? So all facts point the finger of blame at container ships. It seems that coral worm has been...
Awlwood by Awlgrip

Awlwood by Awlgrip

Last year I test drove the new Awlwood system. Here’s an honest review of it which is not endorsed, so I may get in trouble! It involved worry and concern as most test products do! The worry comes from applying a new product to something which I consider part of my...
Teak deck scrubbing

Teak deck scrubbing

I would say one of the most common statements I hear when customers are explaining to me the things they know or have heard about would be the ‘longitudinal scrubbing of decks’ fact. So it started becoming common knowledge a few years ago that if a deck is scrubbed...