Pure Completes Extensive Superyacht Refit

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Nic Clarke and the team at Pure Superyacht Refit, based in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, have completed an extensive eight-month refit of a 47m motor yacht. The refit included the team carrying out a Lloyds 25 year survey and achieving subsequent sign off and acceptance.

The STP facility where Pure Superyacht Refit is based in the heart of Palma de Mallorca

We are experiencing higher than unusual enquiries for the winter refit work and we put this down to our growing reputation.

Works carried out for full Lloyds compliance included full shaft line and engine alignment, the modification of shaft brackets, replacement of cutlass bearings and flexible coupling rubbers, the cutting of holes in the lower hull and removal of gearboxes and a total overhaul.

Additional work included main engines servicing and overhaul, wheel house electronics, electrical work including the installation of Simon System tank monitoring package, external paint and varnish works, interior furnishings, AV/IT system up-grades throughout, new galley equipment install, carpentry and teak deck works, general engineering and pipework, generator service, hydraulics and safety equipment.

Nic Clarke, MD of PURE, said of the refit: “This was a complex project as there were areas that would not have passed Lloyds survey and so we had to address these once they had been identified through carrying out the survey schedule. While those compliance issues were taken care of, the captain took the opportunity of the extended yard period to maximise the use of his time here. A full up-grade of the vessel in all areas was therefore also completed in order to keep her in pristine condition for the owner and charter guests.”

Regarding how the future is looking for PURE, he continued: “We expect a quiet summer, as usual, as yachts are doing what they were designed for – sailing the seas and being enjoyed by their owners. However we do have a project to occupy us through the summer months, and are also experiencing higher than unusual enquiries for the winter refit work. We put this down PURE’s growing reputation and also yachts are taking advantage of the later Easter this year and are staying on the other side of the Atlantic longer than usual, hence missing the pre-summer season work period this year and need for extended works end of summer season.”

Located in the STP (Servicios Técnicos Portuarios) facility in the heart of Palma de Mallorca, PURE Superyacht Refit is able to offer some of the most up-to-date and advanced services for a boatyard in the Mediterranean. On-site facilities include berthing for yachts up to 90m, hauling up to 700 tonnes, 70,000sqm of dry dock, round the clock security and a fuel dock, while its close proximity to amenities such as restaurants, cafes, hotels, apartments, shopping and nightlife make it an ideal location for visiting captains and crew while a refit project is underway.

Editors Notes

About Pure
Pure Superyacht Refit was founded by Nic Clarke in response to the increasing demand for professional specialist refit management services. Given today’s technology and performance requirements, Pure provides the support and answer to the more discerning owners, captains and management companies.

With expert knowledge of the world’s shipyards and marine industry, Pure can accommodate all aspects of your refit through meticulous attention to detail and constant supervision. Pure’s team consists of professionals who have had actual experience within the yacht industry.

About Nic Clarke
Pure’s team is headed by former professional skipper and project manager Nic Clarke, who himself brings decades of experience of the marine industry. Nic is a veteran of over 20 years at the pinnacle of yacht racing including America’s Cups, Admiral’s Cups, ocean races and a former world champion. Nic is also a qualified engineer. In more recent years Nic has been the premier project manager for an existing management company in Palma overseeing refits of various prestigious motor vessels and sailing yachts.

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