Beach N' Bay Report - This weekend's forecast
- BIRTHDAY TIME -
Most of us boaties know what 'to give the boat a birthday' means. For some, it's hard not to squirm at the thought as it's usually got bucks in expense written all over the exercise. Maybe it's an engine overhaul, could also include replacing the covers and clears, perhaps it's fixing those annoying electronics that have never worked and wouldn't you love to replace that annoying carpet ,with the red wine stains. Know what I mean?
Given our unique location at St Kilda Marina which is right next to the members car park access gates, sadly means that our Boat Sales office can only able to be housed in a 'portable office' (even thought we love a flash place) in which to do business.
But after 13 long years outside in the elements, with hundreds of boats being bought and sold inside the walls, it's time for a birthday.
After some creative thinking we found a well-recognised street-artist named Blair Betheras. For those trivia buffs, Blair is brother of famous Collingwood AFL Footballer Rupert (also an accomplished street-artist) both have great reputations and strong creative execution. Blair has a passion for the water and look below at what he's created. Only using spay cans and naturally with permission and support from marina management. Interestingly, 'permission' is the difference between street-art and graffiti, I bet you didn't know that?
We love it and are happy to give Blair's contact details, if you are genuinely interested in doing something like this for yourself.
With our 'birthday works' continuing over the next few weeks, we will restore and paint our veranda decking and new BIG signage on the front and back of our office on order, their will be no winter blues with us - we are ready to ROCK!
Come on down and check it out. BTW we also sell great boats too!
This weekends Beach N' Bay Report is proudly presented by St Kilda Boat Sales and our very own 'The Boat Guy' Darren Finkelstein for the waters of Port Phillip for the weekend of 2-3 May 2015.
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Over N' Out
Darren and Andrew
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