Scrapheap Challenges What happens to old boats? It isn’t something many boat owners ever think about. Why should they? It’s an issue even the marine industry has done its best to ignore. Until somebody comes to scrap their vessel with us at Boatbreakers many owners will think that [...]
Recently we noticed some images being shared by Ali Ball of various sunken boats that he had photographed. We got in contact with Ali and he agreed to let us feature the images.
For Boatbreakers one of the biggest issues we are always conscious of is what to do with old Fibreglass. The majority of boats we recycle are made from FRP (Fibre Re-enforced Plastic).
For a long time it had seemed to our Boatbreakers team that we were the only people talking about end of use boats.
Local photographer, Chris Leighton, got in contact and wanted to contribute. Chris regularly walks around the Emsworth area which is a beautiful part of Chichester Harbour.
Boatbreakers will be visiting the 2020 Dusseldorf Boat show. The show is one of the largest boat shows in the world. We think it will interesting to see if Marine Recycling even gets a mention.