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  • Category Archives: Recreational

    Escapade Stabilizer Repair

    Escapade, a 66′ Fiberglass Selene Motor Yacht, launched from Platypus Marine last week after receiving minor cosmetic repairs.  Escapade has been a Platypus Marine client for quite some time. Her experienced and knowledgeable owner, insures that she kept in top … Continue reading

    Celeste update #3!

    Our last update had us about to depart from Barrow on the return passage to Dutch Harbor. We rounded Point Barrow, the northermost point of America, on August 1st after a rough passage from Point Hope. The weather on the … Continue reading

    Celeste update #2!

    Dear friends, Since our last update from Pt Hope we’ve headed north to Barrow, the northern most point in the U.S. We plan on leaving tomorrow, but sadly we’ve decided that from here we’ll be heading back south as opposed … Continue reading

    Wave Dancer – Full Paint

    ‘Wave Dancer’ a 35′ Steel Trawler was hauled out at Platypus Marine for a Full paint and corrosion repairs.  She has recently launched from Platypus Marine in better than new condition.  Our crew here at Platypus Marine provided technical expertise to fully … Continue reading

    Celeste update #1!

    Traversing the Bering Sea in a Sailboat By Ellen Massey Leonard After our arrival in Dutch Harbor on June 13, we set to work on all the projects needed to make our sailboat Celeste absolutely ready for the Arctic voyaging … Continue reading

    USN YFN-1217

    The USN YFN-1217 Barge was recently hauled out into our Shipyard. It was sandblasted from top to bottom and had all of its hardware removed and replaced with new stainless steel hardware.The hull rubber bracket bars were straightened and repaired. We … Continue reading

    Stella Maris – Hull repairs

    Stella Maris, 34’ MJM Yacht, was hauled out at Platypus Marine Inc. for Repairs to the hull and for electrical repairs. The Vessel is constructed with advanced composite construction techniques, which included, Kevlar skin, cored, epoxy pre-preg layup and has … Continue reading

    The Holding – Bottom paint

    The Holding, a 106’ Westport Yacht, based out of Seattle, was recently hauled out at Platypus Marine Shipyard. During her dry-dock period, she received two coats of Shark Skin anti-fouling paint and her zincs were replaced as needed. Her knowledgeable … Continue reading

    Rebecca Ann Plank repairs

    Rebecca Ann  Plank repairs – 52′ Wood Motor Yacht was hauled out at Platypus Marine for Damage assessment and plank repairs. The main engine raw water intake seacock and sea strainer were also replaced along with the thru hulls during … Continue reading

    Sally Fox Ferry – Prop Inspection

    Sally fox, a 110 foot aluminum catamaran, was recently hauled out at Platypus Marine. She is a new build, high speed, catamaran water taxi built for King County. She was dry-docked to allow technicians to perform propeller and drive-train optimization projects … Continue reading

    Mixer – Anti-fouling Paint

    Mixer, a 106’ Nordland Luxury Motor Yacht, based out of Port Angeles, Boat Haven Marina, was recently hauled out at Platypus Marine Shipyard. During her dry-dock period, she received two coats of Shark Skin anti-fouling paint and her zincs were … Continue reading

    Celeste II – Drawn to Adventure

    Drawn to the Adventures of the sea, Ellen and Seth have decided to embark on a voyage through the Artic Passage in Alaska. They have both been sailing since they were young and also love sharing their love for Adventure, … Continue reading

    SkyeTyme – ABS Re-certification

    The 130′ Christensen Luxury Motoryacht, SkyeTyme, was recently dry-docked at Platypus Marine. While inside our heated Commander building she underwent her 5 year ABS inspection and re-certification. Also, her shafts and props and starboard stabilizer fin were pulled for servicing. … Continue reading

    Viking Spirit – Classic McQueen

    Viking Spirit, a classic 72′ McQueen Motor Yacht was hauled out at Platypus Marine recently. While dry docked in our indoor facility, she received necessary machinery and hull repairs. Followed with an Awlgrip paint systems, topside re-finishing. She also had fresh … Continue reading

    Majestik – Custom Fabricated Rudder

    Majestik, a 76′ Steel Fishing vessel from Westport Washington, was hauled out at Platypus Marine for repair to one of her damaged rutters. Platypus fabricated and installed a rudder custom made specifically for this vessel. During her dry-dock period she … Continue reading

    Reward – 103′ Broward Motor Yacht

    Reward, a 103’ Broward  Motor Yacht, was hauled out at Platypus Marine Inc. located in Pacific Northwest’s Port Angeles, Washington state. After being recently purchased by her new knowledgeable and experienced owner she had the following improvements and repairs done:  … Continue reading

    Recent Projects

    Pintail, a 38’Alluminum commercial vessel, was hauled out at platypus marine this last month. She had her port and starboard prop guards removed and had weld repairs performed around the affected areas. She also was sandblasted and was bottom painted. … Continue reading

    Pacific Marine Expo 2014

    It’s that time of year again! I’m not talking about Thanksgiving, I’m talking about the Pacific Marine Expo 2014! You can catch our sales team at Booth 1132. We would love to talk to you about what we are most … Continue reading


    ‘Surfbird’, a custom 115’ Steel luxury motor yacht, built by B&B Boat builders was recently hauled out at Platypus Marine. She can often be seen in Alaskan waters during the summer charter season. During her stay in the 200’ long … Continue reading

    Tatu Round Two

    Tatu Round Two , an 84′ Delta Luxury Motor Yacht, returned to Platypus Marine in Port Angeles Washington for some routine maintenance and minor touch up work.  We anticipate that Tatu will have a smooth voyage off to her next … Continue reading