SailNet Community - View Single Post - Bay Area boatyard experiences wanted
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 12-03-2006
Gene T
Senior Member
Gene T's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Left Coast USA
Posts: 666
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 12
In my experience yard hourly charges are useless in comparing final costs. Svendsens charged me 350/gal for bottom paint and KKMI was advertising the same paint for 250. You also don't know how fast their workers are or how many supervisor hours are charged. Over the years I have found the lowest cost jobs occur during the busiest season, simply because they are working faster and are more efficient, resulting in lower total hours.
Gene T is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome