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McConaghy Boats Site visit 21st March 2023
March 21 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm$20.00
Light. Strong. Reliable.
McConaghy has been operating for over 50 years and is reputed for manufacturing lightweight high-performance composite structures. Over the years they have delivered varied and outstanding projects, such as the Maxi sailing yacht “Wild Oats IX”, Radomes for the Collins class submarine, and James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenger Submarine. They are Australia’s pioneers in carbon prepreg structures for the racing yacht industry, and have expanded over the years to the defence, transport, space and exploration sectors.
Having move to the Coast 5 years ago from Sydney their Gosford factory is dedicated to the manufacture of large carbon fibre prepreg structures and features a 30m x 8m x 4.5m computer-controlled oven capable of reaching 120°C.
McConaghy currently employs over 35 skilled composite specialists, craftsmen, engineers, and designers, forming a team of unmatched passion and commitment.
This is a great opportunity to see a manufacturing process that is somewhat unique in the region.
Date: 21st March 2023
Time: 4.45pm for a 5.00 pm start
Location: 9 Tatura Ave Gosford.
- Financial members free
RSVP 20th March 2023