Discovery just sent this through, so the next time I see her will be in Dusseldorf. Will be good to see her all nice and sparkly. If you are at the show come and say hello, I am going along to keep an eye on her and get some of the bits and pieces that … Continue reading Wrapped and ready to roll!
This weeks visit was very close to the previous weeks but since I had to be in the area, I popped to the factory anyhow. The deck is now pretty much ready for the synthetic decking to go on, here she is prepared, and with the coachroof grab rail in place. At the forepeak the … Continue reading Nov 27 Factory Visit
Back down to Marchwood to see how the 480 is progressing, its getting very exciting now because many parts of the boat are beginning to look like the finished article. Of course there is still a lot to do, but now you really get the sense that it's the home straight.... So today I spent … Continue reading Nov 22 Factory visit
Back at Discovery Yachts again for this weeks visit. Now much of the deck gear and lockers have been installed, and the stainless steel fabrications are now arriving to be installed. Down below cabin linings and ceilings are being fixed, before being removed once more for coverings to be applied. Here's a picture of the … Continue reading Nov 14 Factory Visit
Another visit to the Discovery Yachts Group factory to have a look at the progress on our 480. Up on the build floor three are now three 480's side by side, and its good to see everybody is so busy with 2 Bluewater 50 catamarans, and Discovery and Southerly models including a 540 also taking … Continue reading Nov 08 Factory visit
Visited the factory yesterday to answer a couple of questions, and of course take a quick look at progress of the build. She is coming on fast now with the deck now on and the glass being fitted. The stemhead fitting is now in place so very boat like now... 480 no 5 is just … Continue reading Nov 3 Factory visit
Spent the weekend in Lymington to meet people coming to view the latest Discovery Yachts Group builds. Nice weather Sat, but windy and colder on Sunday. A great way to meet people and spend time talking about boats though and much better than at the boat shows when there are just too many people. Discovery … Continue reading Discovery and Southerly in Lymington