Please note that I have currently accepted a job with the engineering team in a shipyard in Gloucester. With this in mind, I will still provide tech support for existing installations but will be unable to undertake any new installations for the moment.

Additional services offered by Alternative Engineering.


In addition to the renewable energy side of the buisness, Jamie is an accomplished and resourceful welder, rigger and diesel mechanic. Below are some of the rigging projects he has undertaken. On the left is Eda Frandsen, a 75 foot Gaff cutter which was bought as a wreck and totally restored by Jamie and his family. Jamie was solely responsible for all the fabrication of fittings and tankage, a total re-condition of the 1969 Kelvin engine and all the rigging. On the Right is the Sail Training Ship "Stavros Niarchos" a UK based tall ship. Here she is lying in a yard in the Canary Isles on a refit and Jamie was part of the team that went out to examine and survey her rig to keep up with Lloyds Insurance requirements. We can design, build, repair or maintain any form of traditional rigging afloat or ashore.

Eda Frandsen Stavros Niarchos
Eda Frandsen rigged by Jamie Robinson. traditional rigging survey and maintenance


The slipway at Mallaig.

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We also have access to a slipway in Mallaig where we can perform all sorts of engineering works, hull repairs or just general maintenance. Work here is not just restricted to fishing boats. We can accommodate yachts, traditional vessels or power boats. Maximum length 18 meteres. Max weight 50 Tonnes.

  A very remote breakdown

We also attend breakdowns for all kinds of plant and equipment. This Komatsu digger was in a particularly remote location and required various linkages freeing off and lots of work on the tracks and rollers.

We can even get you going again if you break down at sea within our area.

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Please call to discuss individual jobs or requirements.

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Alternative Engineering Solutions