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Old 06-28-2005
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Over due work on boat

Gave them the work order in mid-april, boat was supposed to be ready and launched before memorial day, we are coming up on july 4th and she is still not done. is there some standard like knocking 1% off a day off the bill for work this late? Im in the Northeast so our sailing season is effectively 1/4 or 1/3 over.
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Sounds like you keep your boat at the same marina I keep mine! There are so many reasons a project can be delayed. I keep up good contact with the owner and the managers at the marina. Everytime there has been a delay, there has been a reasonable explanation. I have suffered more than my share of issues, but nothing that couldn''t be straightened out. What was the nature or the work being done? If it is anything beyond normal spring (and in your case, now summer) commissioning, they should be able to give you some indication of the resaons.

I place my spring commissioning order and launch date with them in the fall, BEFORE my boat even comes out of the water. That way they can arrange winter storage in the yard so that there are not too many boats with later launch dates between me and the pit.

Unless there is a failure to perform clause in the work order you signed, there will be no way to recover any "losses" or charge them a penalty. If you short pay the bill, they will have a right to place a mechanics lien on your vessel, and that would be a real mess.
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You have 1/4 or 1/3 left.Just when you get it out it will be time to live in the fog bank for almost the rest of it.Pretty depressing however get the ski wax out and get ready to work on the next pastime.Been there many times before.People that live in more normal climates do not understand how cold it can be(and I mean cold) when the fog roles in and they wonder why we like pilothouse designs.Forget about sailing performance,I want to be dry and warm,not frozen and wet.When you live in the Northern climates it`s a whole different world,you have several hours to live in that water, forget about waiting to be rescued while you float in that.The problem with getting work done in this climate is that you cannot paint,fiberglass almost nothing when it gets cold and this year was the worst spring that I can ever remmber.Everyone is behind,hang in and good luck.
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