Ron Brown of
has provided invaluable advice with regard to the
painting system on the boat, as well as all the
paint! The painting is now completed the boat is
looking resplendent in its heat reflecting white,
and safety yellow livery!
watertanks and bilge pumps have now been put in
place, along with the GPS and logger kindly
provided by Navman.
“We can’t afford for anything to go wrong with our
navigation system and this is a tough environment
for them, they are only about 1.5 meters above the
water and constantly exposed.
We are very happy to use Navman, they have proven
their accuracy and reliability in both of Rob’s
previous campaigns,” says Kevin Biggar.
Next on are the hatches, these have been supplied
by local company Weaver. “Its absolutely crucial
that these are watertight,”says Rob Hamill, “And
there is no doubt that Weaver are the best in the
business in making them.”
To save weight the usual perspex hatch inserts
have been replaced with a very high tech carbon
fibre supplied and shaped by another local company