Mechanical & Electrical
Troubleshoot, Diagnose and Repair
The mechanical systems on a modern yacht and even today’s runabout are not what they used to be. Bluewater technician’s are exposed daily to the newest technologies, attend OEM training and are troubleshooting experts as well as top notch mechanics.
We engineer, install and maintain complex mechanical and electro-mechanical systems including:
- Marine drive trains
- Propulsion engines
- Fuel transfer systems
- Water transfer systems (raw, potable, grey, black)
- HVAC Systems – including Dometic
- Stabilizers – including Naiad & SeaKeeper
- Steering Systems – including Seastar, Hynautic & Teleflex
- And much more…
- Electronic & Mechanical Controls
- ZF Mathers
- Viper – Viking Yachts’ proprietary electronic/hydraulic system
We also have technicians specialized in all things audio/visual, including entertainment systems, console electronics and navigation systems.
Latest Systems Installs
Seakeeper 9 Installation for “Freestyle”
Freestyle, 61' Blackwell, built in 2004 recently made a visit to the Hampton Yacht Yard for the installation of a Seakeeper 9 Gyro. This installation required relocating the oil change pump manifold, generator fuel filter, water heater, accumulation and water filter,...
Engine Repower and Stabilization for 59′ Sportfish, Sea Toy
Sea Toy, a 59' sportfish built by Spencer Yachts in 2008 is well-known throughout the Mid-Atlantic for their tournament prowess and charter fishing operation. Captained by Bull Tolsen and hailing from Pirate's Cove Marina, Sea Toy is spending the winter season at our...
Upgrading the Potomac River Company’s Fleet One Piece at a Time
Let's jump right in, the Potomac River Company’s passenger fleet may lack the fit and finish of many of the yachts Bluewater regularly services, but they’re not without their unique charm—as well as technical challenges. For several years now, the Bluewater Yacht Yard...
Full Time Cruisers Reflect on Bluewater’s Global Support
After 13 years, a long and meaningful relationship is either working or it’s not. Geof and Mary Bloom say it’s definitely working. Early in the new millennium the two met Bluewater sales professional Jud Black as they were searching to step up from a 53 convertible....
All-Winter Refit on a Viking 38
Dear Chris and Earle, As both of you know, our 1995 Viking 38, Hull 38-143 spent most of winter at Bluewater Yacht Service Yard getting updated. We would like to give you some feed back first on our new boat, and then on our experience at your yard. We couldn’t be...