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Paint facts | What is… colour?

10 January 2017|Captains, CCS News, Paint Facts, Yards|

When building or repainting a yacht, having the same colour on the entire yacht is important. But what is colour, why, when and how do we measure this during our inspections? WHAT is colour? Colour is a visual perception. It’s dependent on peoples colour sensitivity and environmental conditions such as light. We say that colour perception depends on three main factors: [...]

A guide to superyacht tank coatings – Part 2

16 January 2015|Captains, Paint Facts, Refit, Yards|

This is the final and last part in a two part series about superyacht tank coatings. Click here for part 1. SPECIFICATIONS AND PROCEDURES When coating types have been specified and related stipulations are assessed the next step will be the preparation of a specification. A specification comprises the elements which are necessary to describe the result aimed at. All of the considerations that [...]

A guide to superyacht tank coatings – Part 1

6 November 2014|Captains, Paint Facts, Refit, Yards|

Approximately 10 years ago Joop Ellenbroek published several articles in Superyacht Report about tank coatings in superyachts – an “often forgotten subject’ in our industry. Although some shipyards have significantly increased their attention to tank linings since then, we still regularly encounter tanks with serious coating problems, even after relatively short periods in service. This article will pinpoint [...]

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