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Welcome to the Maxi Owners Association

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Having looked at new boats at the shows and disliked their light build and IKEA style interiors we decided to renovate our 14 year old Maxi 1100’s faded and much polished (and therefore eroded) dark blue gelcoat with new gelcoat in cream. Having first considered repainting or vinyl covering her top sides we decided to leave her in the most capable hands of Chris Murch of Northney Yacht Services and treat her to a totally new look!

I have had lots of inquiries regarding cost but it’s difficult to quantify. There is the haul out, mast and rigging removal, polythene watertight tent, removal of all hardware and vinyl stripes etc. I had all anti foul removed and re epoxied below waterline so that the new gelcoat could be faired in. The deck had to be cleaned and polished afterwards along with all fittings. There was approximately 100kg of gelcoat applied which after all the sanding in between coats became about 50kg but that was of course after most of the blue was removed. Then three coats of anti-foul on top of several coats of epoxy. All in we are talking about 9-10k sterling for an 1100. We are extremely pleased with the results- she is like a brand new yacht! I can most thoroughly recommend Chris and his firm for an excellent job.

David Hodges




The MAXI OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION A.G.M. will take place at:
The Phoenix Inn, High Street, Twyford, Winchester     SO21 1RF
Sunday 21st February 2016

12.00 AGM
13.00 Meal (Curry Buffet), Drink and Skittles.

Members and their families are welcome to the AGM, but if you would just like to attend the social part you are very welcome. The main purpose for the AGM will be to agree the Association programme for 2016 and to elect Officers to the Committee.  The meal will be a curry buffet at a cost of £12 per head. A first drink will be provided by M-O-A.  As we need to confirm meal numbers with the pub, please confirm if you will be attending by Monday 15th February to Julian Trimming. Continue reading

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