Don’t start at the finish

19 March 2020|Captains, CCS News, In the media, Management Companies, New Build, Paint Facts, Refit, Tutorials, Yacht stories|

Don’t start at the finish No matter how good your work is overall, the end result will never be better than the weakest link. Only by optimising each and every layer can you ensure that the final outcome will be an absolute long-term success. Any quality process begins with a clear promise and ends with consistent, proven delivery. A process [...]

More than a pretty picture 

7 November 2017|Captains, CCS News, Yards|

The painting of a superyacht accounts for up to fifteen per cent of the cost of every new build and requires enormous expertise to get right. As independent expert Paul Bournas explains below, the room for error is very small with this highly visible part of a vessel. Founded over two decades ago in Holland, CCS Coating Consultants for Superyachts [...]

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: [...]

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