Bay Ship & Yacht completed the first stage of the 132' Historic Yacht Acania Restoration.
Alameda, CA., February 2010 -- Bay Ship & yacht concluded the first stage of the rebuild of the historic 132' Yacht Acania (originally built as Americana in New York). The project evolved over 6-months with Bay Ship working closely with the owner to meet his every expectation in this first stage availability.
During the vessel's extended stay in the shipyard, work included:
- Replacement of bottom hull plate, internal framing and stiffeners - Removal of shafts and replacing all running gear - Total demolition and removal of all engine room machinery - Sandblasting of all internal compartments and application of paint recoating - Installation of new hull inlet and overboard penetrations - Installation of new port and starboard stabilizer foundations and penetrations - Installation of new bow thruster tunnel - Blast and paint of entire underwater body - Blast and paint of superstructure with barrier coatings, antifouling and top coat finishes - Restoration of all wood work
All engineering for the project was accomplished by the in-house Bay Design & Engineering group in preparation for the Phase two availability scheduled to in the fall after arrival of the new main engines. With all new equipment in hand, the vessel will be re-docked, and after structural foundations are installed, new generators, switchboards, main engines, and ancillary equipment will be installed and tested to meet the owner's criteria.