FIBERGLASS & GELCOAT
FABRICATION & REPAIR
BLISTER REPAIR & BOTTOM RELAMINATION
CORE REPLACEMENT MOISTURE TESTING
RUDDER & CENTERBOARD REBUILD
Fiberglass, Hydraulic Trailer Operator, Shrink Wrap, 1987 - present
Brent is from Shady Side and started working with HYY right out of High School. He first worked with the Haul-out crew, then moved to the Fiberglass-Composite Division.
Brent has been one of the guys who is interested in learning new techniques and processes as they evolve in the Marine industry. As an example, he and Andy Hunt implemented the generally accepted but ineffective gel-cool blister repair technique of the time. The present and very effective procedure that Brent employs is to peel off the wet laminate, cool then heat to dry, and cure the remaining laminate, fair and coat with vinylester, and the heat again.
Brent also operates the Brownell hydraulic trailer for moving large vessels around the yard and shrink-wrapping is another side job that he does well.
For Leisure, Brent hunts, surfs and has a side business manufacturing custom knives that sell online at 5th Arrow Custom Knives.
Fiberglass Technician, 1987 - present
Andy comes from a well-known South County family.
Just out of High School, Andy began working at HYY with the Travel Lift crew. Alongside Brent, he began to work with fiberglass composites, learned sand blasting, blister bottom repair including peeling and re-laminating, gelcoat repair, and structural fiberglass repair.
As quiet as Andy is, he is suspected to be the anonymous source of practical jokes that appear around the yard from time to time, but no one knows for sure!
Paint, Fiberglass Technician, 2017 - present
Randy was raised in South County and attended Southern High School. He spent a couple of years welding steel for home construction and later worked at Herrington Harbor North for 15 years, primarily working at Weaver Yachts and Osprey Marine. At HYY, he works with gelcoat, fiberglass, spray painting, and all related repair work.
Randy enjoys jet skiing, fishing trips and lives a quiet family life with his wife and three children.