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Fitting a 3 step boarding ladder to an Arran 16

26 September 2017
I am now fitting these Oscalati 3 step boarding ladders to the starboard side of the boats. They are intended for emergency use only due to the fact its a very uncomfortable area to climb …
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New Arran 16 with through Keel rope attaching point.

23 September 2017
Workshop,
I was asked to supply two open boats for use on the south coast by a fishing club. The boats are dragged up the beach above the high tide mark without the use of a …
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“Sir Kermit” the only original green Arran 16

11 September 2017
Customer Stories/Pictures,
Here are some pictures I received recently which I thought people might be interested in. Its a 2008 Arran 16 I made for a German customer in original green gel coat. The below text is …
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Arran 16 boat refit inc new engines seats cuddy and cover June 2017

24 June 2017
The seat took four coats of yacht varnish with a light sand in-between the third and fourth coat. I then bolted the two swivel seats on using stainless fittings.They are positioned so that you can …
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How to fit seat boxes on an Arran 16 fishing boat

02 February 2017
How to... / Tutorial, Refurbished Arran Boats,
I am nearing completion of a refit which included fitting seat boxes. The old wooden seat has a central upright support the base of which sits in a socket on the floor.When fitting seat boxes …
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How to fit a new hatch to an Arran 16 boat

18 January 2017
How to... / Tutorial, Workshop,
Before I took over the business the old hatches on the Arran 16 were very tight fitting and had a tendency to bind up in the top corners.I had them made slightly wider and now …
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