Pure Superyacht Refit, a specialist independent refit management company based in Palma de Mallorca, finished 2011 on a high note thanks to the successful completion of a number of exciting superyacht projects, and the return of previous clients for refit work over the winter period.
As a result, the team at Pure - lead by former professional skipper and project manager, Nic Clarke – is in a buoyant mood, and is looking ahead to various potential projects, ranging from full paint works to major interior refurbishments and serious engineering refits.
In July 2011, the arrival of a new 77 metre Feadship, for some finishing works, was promptly followed by 10 year ABS survey, paint, interior and teak works to a 40 metre Heesen. Then, in September, an 80 metre took her berth for complete paint refinish including colour change, and Lloyds 5 year survey. She will remain at the STP (Servicios Técnicos Portuarios) facility, where Pure is based, for a total of six months while the work is completed.
The return of two previous clients - a 47 metre Feadship and a 60 metre motor yacht - led Pure onto the major winter project of 43 metre CMN Paramour, which is undergoing a complete engineering refit and face lift. Scheduled for completion in the spring, works to Paramour include a hull plating extension, construction of new swim platform extension, beach club, full re-design of sun deck layout, including built-in Jacuzzi and sun lounging area, two artistically finished bars and seating for twelve guests.
Additional to that, a 10-year Lloyds survey, audiovisual upgrade, electrical fittings and services with new shore power converters and seamless transfer, new galley layout and appliances will be carried out. The work will conclude with the replacing of three teak decks and complete superstructure paint, to complement the full hull painting carried out the previous winter. The work is intended to keep this highly desirable and successful charter vessel in pristine condition for the coming season.
Nic Clarke, Managing Director of Pure Superyacht Refit, said: “We are very optimistic about the coming refits seasons and, yes, we have some good potentials. However, as all of us in the industry have experienced, until the clients actually arrive and works start there is no certainty, so we are keen to discuss any potential projects with interested parties.”
During the busy winter season, the Pure team has also recently moved offices within the STP facility in the heart of Palma de Mallorca, to the newly refurbished Global building. He continued: “Moving to the new office has helped us deliver a more efficient and productive service to our clients”.