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  • Category Archives: Recreational

    Bulbous Bow Fabrication & Installation

    Platypus Marine is well versed in Bulbous Bow fabrication and installation. A Bulbous Bow is a protruding bulb located at the bow of a ship just below the waterline. Bulbs work well for vessels generally greater than 50 feet and the purpose of … Continue reading

    Surfbird – Awlgrip Paint Job

    ‘Surfbird’ is a 115′ foot Steel luxury expedition yacht built by B&B Boat Builders that Platypus has had the pleasure of seeing visit several times. During her 6-week stay in the 200’ long, heated “Commander Building”, we performed hull and second … Continue reading

    Silverado Generator Refit 2016

    Silverado generator refit 2016 – a 120-foot Willard, has been a loyal customer of Platypus Marine since 2001. She’s come to our yard a total of 21 times. While located in our indoor shipyard Facility, the following work included but was … Continue reading

    USN YC 1665 Overhaul

    USN YC-1665, a 110′ barge was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard for an extensive dry dock period. Platypus Marine workers removed wildlife growth, rubber fenders and expired zinc anodes to prepare for exterior sandblasting. During the same time frame, the Naval … Continue reading

    Bella Nile – Window replacement

    Bella Nile is a 65’ Mickelson M/Y that was recently launched from Platypus Marine Inc. During her extensive dry-dock period the following repairs included but were not limited to, enlarging the starboard side rudder as well as installing two genset … Continue reading

    Celeste II 2016 – Revarnish and Bottom Paint

    Celeste II 2016 , a 40’ Wood Sailing Yacht was hauled out at Platypus Marine for her extensive dry dock period. Celeste II 2016 –  Platypus Marine has partnered with Celeste owners Seth and Ellen on their adventures as one … Continue reading

    Grand Slam – Veneer Repairs

    Grand Slam – Veneer Repairs , a 65’ Fleming M/Y was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard for extensive repairs and maintenance. The knowledgeable and experienced captain directed Platypus Marine technicians to have the following work including the servicing and … Continue reading

    Celeste Update #5!

    We last wrote from Kodiak, a wonderful town where we met a lot of very friendly people. As well as completing necessary chores like laundry, internet, fuel, and groceries, we had fun hiking the hill behind town. We really fell … Continue reading

    Pussycat 44′ Lagoon 440 catamaran

    Pussycat 44′ Lagoon 440 catamaran that has been recently hauled out at Platypus Marine Inc. for her extensive dry dock period. While being located at the Pacific Northwest Shipyard she received two coats of Micron 66 Blue Bottom paint, as well … Continue reading

    Kaori 120′ S/Y – Bottom Paint

    Kaori S/Y was hauled out of Platypus Marine Shipyard for her extensive dry dock period. During the duration of Kaori’s stay the following work included but not limited to having all 6 cutlass bearings removed along with the removal of the propellers … Continue reading

    Lulu Bell – Fuel Valve Repair

    Lulu Bell is a 75’ FRP (Kelly ENT) yacht, that was hauled out at Platypus Marine Shipyard for her extended dry-dock period. While located at the Pacific Northwest Shipyard, Lulu Bell was blocked outside while Platypus Technicians removed 200 gallons … Continue reading

    Polar Bear – Refinishing teak deck

    Polar Bear 93′ Aluminum Expedition Yacht, was hauled out at Platypus Marine Shipyard for her extended drydock period. While located in the Pacific Northwest Shipyard work included but was not limited to replacing the teak deck and seams on the … Continue reading

    Nanea Striker Yacht

    Nanea, 76′ Striker (Nor’end) Yacht was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard for extensive dry dock repairs. Work included but was not limited to blister repairs, cabinet repairs, rewiring of the master stateroom lights and two coats of Sharkskin Anti … Continue reading

    Pastime – Bow Thruster Installation

    The 100′ Jones/Goodell luxury motor yacht, Pastime, was recently hauled out at the Pacific Northwest Shipyard, Platypus Marine, in Port Angeles Washington. Although, other maintenance and repair items were address, the primary focus of this visit was to evaluate the aging … Continue reading

    Honey – Full Paint

    Recently, Platypus Marine performed a full Awlgrip paint job, from waterline to top of mast, on the 50 meter Westport, Luxury superyacht, “Honey”. Additionally, her underwater body was sandblasted, with mild abrasives, to completely remove the existing anti-fouling paint and … Continue reading

    Afterglow – 2016 Overhaul

    Afterglow , 126’ Christensen Motor Yacht, was hauled out at Pacific Northwest Shipyard Platypus Marine for repairs and modifications. The repairs Included but were not limited to:  Small parts painting Bottom paint and boot stripe Hull repairs Main deck railing Repairs … Continue reading

    Celeste Update #4!

    Platypus Marine is proud to be one of many sponsors on Seth and Ellen’s many travels. Drawn to the Adventures of the sea, Ellen and Seth have decided to embark on a voyage through the Arctic Passage in Alaska. They have … Continue reading

    Alaskan Eagle – Bottom Paint

    Alaskan Eagle, 77’ FRP Northern Marine was hauled out by Platypus Marines Travel lift to perform repairs. Platypus Marine applied multiple coats of Shark Skin anti-fouling paint to the hull and performed minor cosmetic repairs. In addition, Platypus Marine installed … Continue reading

    Celeste update 2015

    Platypus Marine is proud to be one of many sponsors on Seth and Ellen’s many travels. Drawn to the Adventures of the sea, Ellen and Seth have decided to embark on a voyage through the Arctic Passage in Alaska. They have … Continue reading

    ‘Be Mine’ – 132′ Lurssen

    ‘Be Mine,’ a 132 foot Lurssen, was hauled out using the 550 ton Travel located at Pacific Northwest Shipyard Platypus Marine. Over the course of her time with Platypus Marine she completed her five year Classification Survey and Inspection by … Continue reading