Seakeeper jobs are always more possible than you’d think, but never as simple as they seem. When we were first called upon to stabilize a premium vessel made by a major manufacturer, we naturally expected the interior of the boat to be as pristine as its exterior. But every time you open up or look beneath a boat, you find something different. In this instance— that something included a troubled bilge area, high water stains, air conditioning problems, and numerous other deficiencies.
Refits can shine a light on unknown unrelated damages, and when these issues inevitably arise, it takes significant experience, comprehensive knowledge, and vivid attention to detail to see the challenges that owners never do and which other technicians might overlook, leave unattended, or lack the expertise to rectify.