Trinidad came to us in 2013 for an extensive restoration of all exterior varnish and paint work. Twenty one sprayed coats of Uroxys varnish later and Trinidad left our yard looking more beautiful than she ever had. Trinidad is a much admired classic and recently returned from a circumnavigation of New Zealand looking none-the-worse for wear.
"Trinidad’s refit took over 3 months to complete during which time the staff worked tirelessly and meticulously to ensure Trinidad left the shed looking nothing less than 100% pristine. We were extremely happy with the workmanship and dedication from the Lees Boatbuilders’ team. Their attention to detail and proficiency is outstanding and the finished product undoubtedly speaks for itself."
David and Barbara Cooke, M.V.Trinidad
Arohanui was looking tired when she came into our yard for a major overhaul. Her refit included a full re-spray of all varnish and paint work and several sizable repairs to timber work. By the time she left we had removed several areas of rot, replaced windows, and fittings, and restored her to her former glory.
“The renovation of the classic 1965 Lane Motor Boat Co. built launch Arohanui was undertaken in 2015 at the Sandspit yard of Lees Boatbuilders Ltd for owners Fiona Driver & Rod Marler. Greg Lees & his team have established themselves as the go to yard for the application of Awlwood MA (Uroxsys) the flexible polyurethane marine clear coat finish. But I have to say that the yards craftsmanship & attention to detail prior to the final applications was second to none. Lees is a very classic friendly yard & whether the vessel is sail or motorboat, large or small it’s in good hands”
Alan Houghton – Waitemata Woodies
Eileen is a 1956 Chris Craft that was purchased in Australia and shipped to New Zealand for Lees Boatbuilders to restore to showroom condition for a very fastidious owner. While leaving everything in original condition several areas had major overhauls. The engine was removed, serviced and painted (it sounded amazing!) and the bottom was faired and painted. This iconic American design left the Lees yard looking "era perfect".