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Getting ready for the refit season with CCS

Written by
Laura Nicholls

The refit season is fast approaching and after a long hot summer spent cruising our oceans, it is the perfect time to give your superyacht a new lease of life. Coating Consultants for Superyachts (CCS) are the experts in surveying superyacht paint and assisting with new builds, refits or existing coating systems. With the multitude of variables that can affect superyacht paint, it pays to have a dedicated paint consultant involved in the refit process. CCS Marketing Photo: CCSCCS Marketing Photo: CCSIn the shipyard, the new build and refit process is complex and involves countless contributors, materials, man hours and very careful coordination. Therefore, getting the right suppliers onboard is crucial, especially those who can provide an expert service, aiming to save you time and moneyCCS Marketing Photo: CCS.CCS Marketing Photo: CCSEstablished over two decades ago, CCS has a presence in superyacht ports in Italy, South of France, Spain and Palma de Mallorca, Dubai, Qatar and Fort Lauderdale. CCS are also the in-house surveyors for the majority of the Dutch superyacht new build yards. All of CCS’s 12 coating consultants are FROSIO and/or NACE and/or RMCI certified and can also help write the acceptance criteria and paint specifications for new build and refit projects. A perfect paint job starts with the assistance of a CCS coating consultant from start to finish. CCS Tender SurveyCCS Marketing Photo: CCSTo hear more about CCS, head to their website.

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