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How to fit new Keel Bands

27 July 2016
How to... / Tutorial,
The older Arran 16 boats pre 2006 all had galvanised keel bands which rust after time especially if used in salt water. When I started making the boats i changed over to 316 grade stainless …
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Refurbishing your Arran 16

27 July 2016
News, Refurbished Arran Boats, Customer Boats,
As well as making new Arran 16 boats we also buy and refurbish secondhand boats. If you have your own boat which needs work then I am more than happy to do it for you. …
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How to fit a spare engine bracket

27 July 2016
How to... / Tutorial,
I have been asked many times how on earth do I manage to fit the spare engine bracket to the Arran 16. Its a difficult job best done with some help. Ive fitted two types …
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Orkney Boats

11 April 2016
Orkney Boats,
Orkney boats have been in existence from the 70s and have produced thousands of boats. I have owned many Orkneys over the years and have bought and sold even more. I specialize in the small towable models listed …
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How to prepare your boat for winter

25 March 2016
How to... / Tutorial, Tips for Novices,
I usually start by removing everything out of the boat. Anything made from mild steel you leave in the boat for any length of time will rust and leave brown stains on the fibreglass. Give …
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