CCBR Business Review

9 NORTH GOSFORD PERFORMANCE boat builder, McConaghy, reports that their lat- est build, a 44-foot custom designed sailing boat, completed in June and shipped to their customer in the US East Coast, finished 2nd on corrected time in its first Rhode Island regatta last month. Designed by acclaimed US America’s Cup designer Harry Dunning the high perfor- mance racing yacht took ten months to build and is one of many Harry Dunning designs built by McConaghy over many years. Built from carbon fibre prepreg this racing boat is the latest state of the art design. Since relocating from Mona Vale on Sydney’s Northern Beaches three years ago McConaghy have completed, refurbished and modified many sailing boats, among them supermaxi Black Jack 100 that under- went hull modifications in 2019. Currently McConaghy is working on the McConaghy latest build racing at Rhode Island B U S I N E S S N E W S NEW PATIENTS Comprehensive checkup & clean Includes up to 5 x-rays No Gap (with health insurance) or $290 OFFERS (all patients) Free orthodontic consultation Free dental implant consultation Free cosmetic makeover consultation FINANCE We bulk bill the Medicare CDBS Zip Pay & Zip Money payment plans We partner with SuperCare General Dentistry | Emergency Care | Cosmetic Dentistry Orthodontics & Invisalign | Sleep Dentistry IV Sedation | Oral Surgery Wisdom Teeth Removal | Dental Implants | 3D CT Scanning 02 4323 1933 | www.vcdental.com.au Suite 10, 36-40 Victoria Street, East Gosford NSW 2250 OPEN 7 DAYS 40 YEARS LOCAL travelmanagers.com.au/LoisMarshall Domestic & International Travel for Groups or Individuals Lois Marshall JP 0419 974 660 Your personal travel manager Partof theHouseofTravelGroupACN:113085626Member: IATA,AFTA,CLIA McConaghy Boats’boat building shed at North Gosford 44-foot custom designed sailing boat nearing completion at McConaghy Boats’boat building shed refit of a 72-foot performance cruising yacht which will be completed in 2021, and a new 56-foot cruiser racer construction of which started early this year and will be completed late 2021. Also in the McConaghy shed is an ‘old darling’ from the 70’s built in the UK and bought to Australia by a new owner for restoration. McConaghy’s General Manager, Eric Desjardins, said that since relocating to North Gosford three years ago the facility has doubled in size and the staff increased to 40 people, mostly hired from local talents.   McConaghy is also looking to hire a cou- ple of apprentices in 2021 and applicants are invited to come in and discuss their plans. Mr Desjardins said that now McConaghy is well established on the Central Coast they are looking forward to supporting the local boating industry and developing the indus- trial applications of lightweight and strong composite structures. CENTRAL COAST BUSINESS REVIEW OCTOBER 2020

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