Bought on eBay for £510 back in 2011, the Snapdragon 23 boat's restoration is now complete
After two-and-a-half years of restoration, the PBO Project Boat Hantu Biru is ready for her sea trials
A budget boat restoration of a Snapdragon 23 called Hantu Biru
Scraping antifouling, fitting rubbing strakes, refurbishing the trailer and much more!
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A budget boat restoration of a Snapdragon 23
We paint the hull and deck of our Snapdragon 23 with two-pack polyurethane topcoat
We paint the hull and deck of our Snapdragon 23 with two-pack polyurethane undercoat
After months of filling and fairing, we epoxy prime our Snapdragon 23's deck moulding
Restoring gelcoat and rebuilding windows
We get constructive as the restoration continues on the PBO Project Boat – Rebuilding the hull-deck join and carrying out some fibreglass repairs
Using paint stripper, scrapers and sanders to remove the old, flaky paint from Hantu Biru, the PBO Project Boat
Stripping the hull-deck join and removing deck fittings from Hantu Biru, the PBO Project Boat.
An unusual boat to mark the Cultural Olympiad
On the Solent today - look out for us!