‘Temptress’ Calls at Boatyard

bottom paint and zincs

Temptress, all wood and full of old-time character, came calling at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard this week. The 35-foot sailboat, with an Old World look worthy of a supporting role in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” is in the yard for new bottom paint and zincs, said boatyard Service Manager Chris Hawke. He wasn’t quite…

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Big Boat Gets Bottom Package

Bottom package

Boat owner Frank Ruffo was surprised at the amount of bottom growth on his Hampton 58. He has beautiful Sayonara hauled out for service at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard on a regular basis, but this time the crusty barnacle colonies seemed thicker than usual. The time was right for a complete bottom package for the…

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Bottom Paint and Boot Stripes

Bottom Paint

Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard can take care of all your boat’s maintenance and repair needs — from bottom to top. Bottom painting and boot top striping is just one of our many marine services. Whippoorwill, a very grand Grand Banks 32, was in the yard this week for standard paint work, said Boatyard Manager…

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Boatyard Crew Readies Local Classic

Keel repairs

The crew at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard worked on a local classic last week. The guys helped ready a beautiful ‘native daughter’ Thunderbird sailboat for an upcoming wooden boat festival. Kiya, a Thunderbird 26, whose birthplace was the Eddon Boatyard in Gig Harbor in 1958, was on the hard for some finishing touches before…

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Get New Boat Bottom Protection


New boats come with all kinds of shiny bells and whistles, but they’re still lacking one important thing:  protective bottom paint. Bring your new boat to Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard and we’ll help you protect your investment with barrier coat bottom paint. That’s what a customer did recently with his brand new 26-foot River…

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