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Feadship Refit

This 1970 Feadship underwent a major refit allowing the owner to maintain the yachts classic look and feel while updating the entire mechanical, electrical, hull and interior to make this vessel a modern gem. Gillen Yacht Services, together with Gillen Diesel was responsible for all the mechanical systems, including main engines new Phasor/John Deere generators, Delta T ventilation and fire damper system, air conditioning including all duct work, Head Hunter Marine sanitation system, Wesmar Bow Thruster, ZF Controls, Alfa Laval fuel polisher / centrifuge, Hydraulic steering system, Glendinning Cablemaster shore poser cord system, compressed air system and more.

DELTA T VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, DIESEL ENGINE
Original engine room with new generator bed being installed with additional isolation mounts
Fabrication of fiberglass vent tubes for Delta T system
New Phasor / John Deere generator being uncrated prior to install
AC - Four chiller units being installed
Primer applied to engine room - Phasor / John Deere generator installed on bed
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Diffuser vents with Delta T A-60 dampers being installed
Delta T ventilation controls being installed
Operational AC Chilling units
Engineered and installed a new MSD Headhunter Marine Sanitation Device.
Reconditioned CAT 3196 main engines and Installed. This customer requested a custom paint color for most of the mechanical systems.
Installation of Glendinning 100 amp Cablemaster
Original helm was removed and this flybridge helm was fabricated to keep weather out.
Designed and completed Aluminum Flybridge Helm station.

WHY GILLEN YACHTS

OUR TEAM OF HIGHLY SKILLED TECHNICIANS & CRAFTSMEN, COMPREHENSIVE FACILITY WITH DOCKAGE, COMMITTED TO QUALITY.

What began as a diesel mechanic shop over 28 years ago in Fort Lauderdale; has evolved into a full-service yacht maintenance, yacht repair and yacht refit company our customers have grown to know us for throughout Florida.

Our family-owned and operated company has the engineering and technical expertise to both analyze customer needs and fabricate solutions for boats ranging from sport fishing vessels to megayachts. Gillen Yacht provides customers with one-stop for all their yacht servicing and refit needs based in Fort Lauderdale. We not only know about the ins and outs of repairs, but we fully understand how boats are enjoyed, operated, and maintained. We are committed to provide most large boatyard services at a significant savings. Our convenient dock located just steps away from our in-house shop and parts department; provide a cost-effective solution for our customers. These are only a few reasons why GILLEN YACHT SERVICES IS THE BEST for your yacht repair, yacht refit, and marine diesel repair needs.

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OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

IN THIS INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE COUNTS

When it comes to knowledge, our team has the industry experience to draw upon. Our management team has experience working on all types and sizes of vessels. Drawing upon years of actual jobs, this team can engineer and advise on the best solution or services for your yacht. Not only does this team service yachts – but as boat owners and previous yacht captains, we have the practical experience which allows us to relate to our customers.

DAVE GILLEN SR

- President -

45-Years Marine Experience, 100-ton Captains License, Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot

Kathy Gillen

- Marketing & HR -

25-Years Marketing Experience

Ralph Hall

- General Manager -

25 years experience in Yacht Repair

RICK BOWERS

- Parts Manager -

20-Years Marine Parts Ordering Experience

CARLO VICHES

- Project Foreman -

35-Years Marine Experience, Commercial Ship Chief Engineer

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