Marine Engineering & Electronics
Yacht Care's team of experienced marine engineers provide a wide range of engineering services from workshops in Athens.
Marine Engineering services include:
Fault-finding; engine and generator servicing; stainless steel repairs and fabrication; skin fitting replacement; winch servicing; cutlass bearings replacement; installation and repair of refrigeration, air-conditioning units and water makers.
Electronic services include:
Re-wiring; fault-finding; installation of marine electronics; electric winch conversions and lighting upgrades.
Routine Yacht Maintenance & Servicing
In addition to yacht refits and repairs, Yacht Care provide routine yacht maintenance and servicing.
Typical annual yacht maintenance services include:
Anti-fouling; anode check and replacement; yacht valeting or a deep clean after a long period of use; as well as winterisation and re-commissioning.
If you are preparing for a long passage or voyage such as an Atlantic crossing or round the world trip, Yacht Care offer a pre-departure service including advice on potential equipment upgrades and both MCA and RYA training courses for owners, skippers and crew.
Yacht Refit and Repair
Yacht Care have an experienced team of boat builders, marine engineers and marine technicians who work together at Yacht Cares dedicated workshop premises in Athens, Greece, to achieve the finish you require.
Whether you are looking to repair damage, refresh or re-model your yacht’s interior, Yacht Care have extensive experience in both structural yacht repair and cosmetic upgrades.
Typical yacht refit and repair services include:
Composite repairs; resprays; varnishing; re-upholstery and joinery.
For insurance work, advice or a quote, please contact us.
Yacht Care Rigging Services
Yacht Care offers a full rigging service, from rig checks through to full rig-replacement. The rig services department is managed by Head Rigger Adam Cosgrove. Our expert riggers can replace running rigging and/or standing rigging.
Rigging services include:
Rig checks and inspections; mast un-stepping and re-stepping; mast replacement; spar replacement or resprays; full rig replacement; rope and wire slicing service; replacement guard rails; winch servicing; running rigging checks and replacements; mobile rigging service (we can come to you!).
Teak Deck Care & Repair
A well cared for teak deck not only looks stunning on a yacht, but also provides a secure non-slip deck surface, is comfortable to walk on and protects your yacht from external elements.
However, teak decking requires regular care and attention to maintain its performance and condition. If you have noticed your decking is leaking, splitting, lifting or has been damaged, Vortec Marine have a team of experienced joiners who can repair or replace your deck, to restore it to perfection.
Teak deck services include:
Re-caulking; repair and complete deck replacement.
For advice or a quotation, please contact us.
Yacht Cares experienced team of joiners can create bespoke woodwork features for your yacht. Whether you are looking to re-design your interior layout, create additional built-in storage units, or replace a damaged item, the result will look like it was all part of the original design.
Managed Yacht Services
Yacht Care offer service and repair on demand but for improved cost efficiency, consider joining Yacht Cares Managed Fleet.
Clients taking advantage of Yacht Cares Managed Fleet Service benefit from international support; priority servicing and a crew finder service.
In addition, the benefit of having a consistent team working on your yacht means potential issues are spotted and dealt with early, saving unexpected costs or failures.
All work undertaken on your yacht is recorded and logged online. You will have access to view this via our client portal, providing electronic service records and ongoing project updates.
Varnish, GRP and Full yacht respray or repairs.
Paint -Monitored closely by certified Marine Coating Inspectors, we provide quality-assured best practice at every stage; our quality control is constant and all applications are inspection regulated. Yacht Care paint care is an independent and impartial organisation, we are not affiliated to any one paint company. After surveying the vessel our team carefully chose the materials dependent on the quality of the existing surfaces. We discuss with you the specific paint requirements and agree the optimum paint options and correct spraying techniques.
To avoid variations, spray guns are calibrated to ensure that there is no variation on the wet film thickness and provide a perfect off-the-gun finish. All preliminary work and the quality of the coatings are assessed and monitored throughout and objectively assessed after completion. Comprehensive documentation and agreed structure and decision-making is supplied to you throughout to confirm compliance of the contract. GRP- We are experts in gel coat repair and colour matching.
Most yacht companies use a certain type of white gel coat. Over the years the sun effects the colour we use the original gel from the company with colour additives to ensure a perfect colour match. Varnish – Both Adam and Oliver have extensive experience in yacht varnishing, repair work or a complete strip and using a one part build the layers to get a perfect clarity and shine to you yacht. We have taken on 60 year old classics completely stripping them and building up the layers 20 coats plus with single pack as it give more durability and enables repairs Resurfacing and polishing – We have a team of guys that have all worked for Princess and Oyster that are professionals at keeping your yacht looking perfect or restoring her to her original beauty. All the yacht you see here Either Adam or Oliver have had a part of the paint application from new or refit complete strip and re application.