Stanley Yacht Services

Thursday, November 17, 2016

No Job Too Small ... No Detail Overlooked!

Call it #ToolTimeThursday: Here at SYS, we take every step to ensure repairs, refits and upgrades go as smoothly as possible and that the positive results will be long-lasting. This requires attention to every detail, like...

...diligently applying Loctite to each and every bolt's threads...
...during an engine's transmission rebuild. Our goal is to get our clients' yachts back on the water in the best shape possible.

Sometimes it may feel like projects take longer than clients would like but, rest assured, we're taking our time to make sure it's done right.

No shortcuts to smooth sailing and zero stress, mates!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Mad Rush Continues - FLIBS 2016 Just Days Away!

Repairs, refits and upgrades are complete and that can only mean one thing...

Yep. Time to get down to the finishing touches - some wax here and there, some more polishing and primping.

We look forward to seeing all of you at FLIBS 2016 - it's going to be another excellent Show. And don't forget to download the mobile app - it makes the experience so much more convenient, especially for those of you planning on visiting multiple vessels.

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Time To Batten Down The Hatches
South Florida Braces For Matthew

So, the SYS crew has been busy doubling up lines, putting out additional fenders, and springing boats off the dock. Toys are tethered, canvas and cushions removed, and fingers crossed. All we can do now is wait (and make sure our own homes are also ready to weather the storm).

Here we go, mates. Stay safe!

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Friday, September 30, 2016

It's Official - Matthew Is A Category 5 Hurricane

We're keeping a CLOSE weather eye on this one, mates.

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Monday, September 19, 2016

Are You Ready For The Show?
FLIBS 2016 Is Almost Here!

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Time Out On The Beach
Captain Charged With BUI

Well, this is unfortunate. We don't know the particulars of this early morning beaching off Palm Beach but, thankfully, we've not heard any reports of injuries (granted, we don't know the extent of damage done to the yacht).

72-foot yacht washes ashore in Palm Beach

The captain has been charged with boating under the influence which prompts us to remind our fellow sailors: "Better boating means safety first!" Don't booze and cruise, mates.

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

It's Here Already! Happy Labor Day Weekend, Mates!

Remember - don't booze and cruise and life jackets save lives - #WearIt! Be safe out there; create happy memories, not crappy memories. 

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

"Dump Me" - Boat Abandoned at Town Marina
Identifying Marks Intentionally Removed

It's unfortunate when boat owners don't follow through on their responsibilities, including proper disposal of derelict vessels at their own expense - not by forcing taxpayers to pay, in this case, up to $5000.

Pat Farrell, the Deputy Commissioner of Public Safety of the Town of Babylon, where the boat was dumped, reports this type of thing happens about 11 times each year, with fewer than half the vessels' owners being located. Obviously, costs add up. Read on ...

Mysterious boat turns up at town marina
For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

31' Sea Ray For Sale - Perfect For Family Fun & Cocktail Cruises

Ahoy, mates! Our client is moving up and it's time to offer this gem:

"Nan~Sea" 31' Sea Ray Amberjack (1992)

This Amberjack boasts rare CAT diesel power (1000 hr service just completed) and while she was a member of our management fleet this past year, Stanley Yacht Services oversaw extensive upgrades, including:

  • New marine air conditioning
  • New Maxwell windlass
  • New helm station gauges
  • New Fusion stereo
  • New Sunbrella interior
  • New cuddy cabin flooring
  • New custom sunshade for aftdeck
  • New helm chair
  • New batteries and switches
  • Rebuilt Mase generator

Other features include Raymarine plotter, radar and autopilot, custom top with full Eisenglass enclosure. In the cuddy cabin, you will find a microwave, fridge, two burner stove and VacuFlush head. Exterior cushions are in great shape.

During haul out this past summer, we did a full bottom job (you may remember the pics we posted) and balanced the props.

She really is a great boat, mates! Nothing comparable on the market and Nan~Sea is priced right at $49,995.00.

Call Capt Ben (954) 288-0877 with any questions or to book a look. And hurry because she'll be snapped up soon!

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

EPIRBs Save Lives But ....
You Must Avoid Transmitting False Alarms!

The Coast Guard would really appreciate it if you don't accidentally activate your EPIRB. After all, pointless search and rescue efforts are expensive and distract them from doing their real job.

Like, say, for instance, this past Sunday, when Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched an MH-60 Jayhawk along with a rescue boat in response to ... well, here ... we'll let them tell you what happened:

Coast Guard responds to false alarm sent by expired beacon in Rhode Island

In the words of Lt. John Mansolillo, command duty officer at the First Coast Guard District command center.
EPIRBs are vital life saving equipment, but when they are not properly maintained, false distress is signaled and unnecessary searches are conducted. Batteries must be removed from EPIRBs when they are decommissioned.
So, please beware, mates. Handle your EPIRBs carefully. Make sure you register them accurately, keep your info current, and take the batteries out when you're no longer using them!

As always, thanks to the United States Coast Guard for all they do.

For smooth sailing and zero stress ... call SYS!

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