Barry has a lifetime of boating experience. Barry is a Commercial Master, Registered Electrician, Electronics Technician, Commercial Pilot, and Licensed International Rally Driver. Barry has offshore as well as local boating experience.
Since the 1970's Barry has worked on a wide range of vessels from trailer boats to container ships. Barry's apprenticeship included; electrical and control systems, electronics, mechanical engineering, hydraulics, and rigging. He has more than 40 years experience in these fields. Barry also has decades of experience building race and rally cars and developing competition engines. In 1988 when the Subaru Motorsport Group was formed it consisted of Barry Clark Motorsport (Auckland), Possum Bourne Motorsports (Pukekohe), and Robert Hart (Nelson). These were the only NZ rally teams recognised and supported by Subaru NZ.
Barry has more than 35 years business management experience in a variety of industries.
Barry Clark Marine
Based in Hobsonville Marina (formerly WestPark Marina), West Auckland, New Zealand. Barry Clark Marine was established in 1990 and has enjoyed a continually expanding client base since that time.
We have installed and serviced equipment on a huge variety of boats ranging from the very old to the very new. We specialize in vessels in the 10 to 30 metre LOA range. We are experienced in communicating with boat owners, and interpreting and understanding their needs. We can organize and supervise sub-contractors to cover any work outside the fields in which we specialize. We can also arrange haul-out and hard stand services for you, and deliver your boat to and from the travelift if required.
Some Feedback and Recommendations
Former - Operations Manager, Westpark Marina, Auckland.
(1998 - 2013).
"Barry's knowledge of marine installations is highly respected. In fact his understanding of marine systems..... is second to none. We soon hear of the preferred service people. Barry is well liked, perfoms an excellent job and operates a fair and reliable operation."
MV Kauri On
"Many thanks for all your skillful work on our much loved 'Kauri On'. - Bill"
MV Group Therapy
"Group Therapy is going great and as you predicted it has improved the fuel consumption considerably,
it must have crept up on me slowly that I didn't notice, and both engines are running bang on temp." - John.
MV White Rabbit
"Everything you have done is running like clockwork." - Terry
SV. Va a Roa
"Thank you for helping us out at such short notice. We really appreciate it.
- Kind Regards, Clyde"
MV. Waiata Moana
"Thank you for your excellent service, I appreciate how quickly you were willing to fix my problem - Regards Bruce"
"...for the excellent work you completed on 'Luana'."
"Thanks for your craftsmanship, and making yourself available. - Graeme"
MV White Gold
"Barry is a clever bastard. - B. Donaldson"
Pearson & Way Boatbuilders
"We use Barry because he does the job right. - Brendon"
"Very happy with the whole association. - Bill"
SV Second Nature
"We tried it out on Saturday. It worked really well. It actually seemed to have a lot more grunt. - Ken"
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Barry Clark Marine provides a wide range of services for commercial and pleasure craft, covering switch boards, electronics, navigation equipment, radar, GPS, depth sounders, fish finders, chart plotters, speed logs, wind speed and wind direction instruments, VHF, SSB, MF HF radios, weather fax, satellite and cellular phones, intercoms, charging systems, starting systems, inverters, communications equipment, entertainment systems, bilge pumps, bilge alarms, navigation lights, cabin lights, blowers, fans, shore power systems, equipotential bonding. Testing and correction of galvanic corrosion, electrolysis, stray current corrosion. Engine servicing, fuel systems, pumping systems, steering systems, plumbing, LPG gas control and detection equipment. New boats, servicing, re-fits, repairs, Warrant of electrical fitness inspection and testing.
Barry Clark Marine. West Park Marina, West Auckland, New Zealand. Marine Electrical, Warrant of Electrical Fitness inspections, Marine Electronics, Hydraulic Systems, Control Systems, Engine Controls,
Certified Shore Power Systems, Charging Systems, Genset Installation and Servicing, Generator installation and Servicing, Water Makers installation, more than 40 years experience, Alternators, Starter Motors,
Electrolysis and galvanic corrosion testing, protection and prevention.