SailNet Community - View Single Post - Hourly rate for Brightwork
View Single Post
post #12 of Old 07-10-2012
PorFin
Seņor Member
 
PorFin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1,444
Thanks: 8
Thanked 18 Times in 18 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Re: Hourly rate for Brightwork

Pure capitalism at work -- they are charging what the market will bear (and at HHN, the bears run around in many cases with big fat wallets.) Don't forget that the yard is passing their overhead costs on to you. That means employee wages, health insurance, yard bonding/insurance fees, etc, etc.

From what I've seen at HHN, you can expect at least two guys to be working on your boat should you go that route. They do decent work, and actually seem to take the time to sand, clean, mask, prep, and finish the work. Having said that, I am aware of a few folks who have been less than thrilled with the results.

I take it that DIY is not an option for you?
PorFin is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome