Pacific Lobo

This beautiful 2006 Kristen 60’ steel hulled yacht came into our yard as the ‘Excursion’. After a full repaint of the hull and wheelhouse, through the combined efforts of the owner, Dave, and the team of painters at Ocean Pacific, it was launched as the ‘Pacific Lobo’. The original white topsides and wheelhouse were repainted … Continue reading “Pacific Lobo”

Pilot Boat – Pacific Guardian

Pilot Boat for the Pacific Pilotage Authority

Ocean Pacific was contracted to construct a state-of-the-art Pilot boat for the Pacific Pilotage Authority. The craft has been constructed in aluminium and was built to Lloyd’s Class rules. The craft features a MAN tier III emissions system, offering reduced diesel emissions. For more information on this project, visit: Pilot Boat MAN Engines Pilot … Continue reading “Pilot Boat – Pacific Guardian”

Cast Away

Castaway,Step 6, Finished Vessel in the Water

This project began with a repaint inquiry in December 2019, and the scope of the project grew from there. This 85-foot yacht was fully repainted and the hull extended, including ten feet of deck space added to the back of the boat, offering a 40+ person capacity. New moulding, live wells, deck, stairs and cabinets … Continue reading “Cast Away”



This 75-foot Ocean Alexander was imported from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Shafts, shaft seals, props and thru-hull valves were removed for inspection and bottom paint was refreshed. Status: Sailed Shafts and propellers were reinstalled with dripless seals and the bottom of the boat was painted with anti-fouling paint.

Western Brave

western brave

This 70-foot Seine fishing boat, owned locally by the Assu family, came in  for new bottom paint, repairs to its PTO (Power Take Off), and fish holds. Status: Sailed The PTO has been rebuilt along with the coupler between the engine and transmission. Rear engine seal was replaced prior to resealing the transmission. Two new … Continue reading “Western Brave”

Single Malt

This unique, 2008, 65-foot yacht, built by Independent Shipwrights in Coombs, BC., has a new lease on life with the dated Mercedes engines being replaced by a pair of Cummins QSB 6.7 and ZF 85a gears to match. With adjustments made to the supplied resilient engine mounts, the engines sound as good as they perform. … Continue reading “Single Malt”

Harbour Sentinel

The Harbour Sentinel is owned and operated by the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) and represents only one of a large fleet of spill-response vessels along British Columbia’s West Coast. Amid concerns about spill potential from the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, the corporation recently increased their fleet by 50 vessels and hired over 100 … Continue reading “Harbour Sentinel”