Interesting Engine Work

At Precision Engine Services, we never know what each day will bring but even we were amazed by the story behind some recent engine work we carried out for our Western Isles customer!

Our customer had salvage rights on a Catamaran that had been washed up on his local beach in South Uist.  It transpired the $400,000 vessel had set sail from Jersey City, USA, some 3,350 miles away, nearly 3 years previously but had been abandoned in storms on her maiden voyage.  Whilst all crew members were rescued safely by the US Coastguards, the vessel was never recovered and crew members always wondered what had happened to her.  

Whilst the vessel was not salvagable (little wonder!) the Catamaran held 3 engines - 2 propulsion engines and one genset.  With some machining and engine work from Precision Engine Services, our customer has managed to make these engines good and the legacy of Be Good Too lives on, albeit in a different form. 

  • Be Good Too Catamaran

    Be Good Too Catamaran

  • Catamaran in waters off South Uist

    Catamaran in waters off South Uist

  • Catamaran Washed up on the Beach

    Catamaran Washed up on the Beach

  • Little left of Be Good Too after 3 years at Sea

    Little left of Be Good Too after 3 years at Sea

  • Excavation commences

    Excavation commences

  • Port Hull Engine - Where Precision Comes In!

    Port Hull Engine - Where Precision Comes In!

  • Engine was previously completely covered in sand

    Engine was previously completely covered in sand

  • Yanmar engine excavated from the sand

    Yanmar engine excavated from the sand

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