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Professional Biography~ Brett Allington

posted Jul 2, 2014, 8:50 PM by Mrs Allington   [ updated Jul 2, 2014, 11:27 PM ]
Brett Allington is a Shipwright by trade who loves all boating and he is passionate about
enjoying the many recreational fulfillments they have to offer!
Brett Allington started his career in the Shipwright Industry long before he began his apprenticeship. With personal interests in yachts and racing, over his teenage years he began restoration work on many of his own vessels. 

At 16 years of age, Brett commenced his apprenticeship at "Blue Water Cruising Yachts" (BWCY) under the guidance of David Bradburn while learning skills and trade craft in a professional environment.

Brett gained expertise and experience by working as a team on a wide range of projects from cruising monohulls, catamarans, power catamarans, high speed tenders for luxury yachts, and refurbishments of second hand yachts, plus a number of diverse non boating projects.

As a highly motivated worker with considerable natural talents, Brett progressed efficiently through the ranks at BWCY. Demonstrating outstanding leadership skills through effective management of multiple projects and organization of a team of staff and he has extensive expertise in the skills of pattern and mould making, timber cabinet making, plumbing and electrical in house.

This diversity of talent and ability to complete a range of projects assisted Brett in pursuing new learning experiences to greater extend his knowledge of trade craft. This led to an amazing opportunity for Brett, being part of the "Palm Beach Motor Yachts" team that built "Sandy Oatley's 90-foot luxury sports cruising super-yacht" in Carrington, Newcastle.

This project continued to build on Brett's highly extensive skill set, including highly advanced construction materials and techniques requiring massive man hours and skills for the team to deliver a finely crafted, contemporary high-performance luxury sports cruising super-yacht.

After this experience, Brett was welcomed into "Coastal Shipwright Services" located at Marmong Marina and worked with this company for over two years. He began work as a valued tradesman of the shipwright field  and he worked on multiple repair and restoration jobs, taking on leadership roles of organising and offering guidance to other employees.

Throughout Brett's past 15 years in the Shipwright Industry, he has always had a desire to start his own company and pass on his wealth of knowledge and experiences. Currently Brett has achieved his dream by opening a his new business "BT MARINE Mobile Shipwright Services".