This is where Wharf House really comes in, because when they received the boat, not a lot had been finished. The shell was lined and one of two cupboards had been built, but that was it. The engine was on board but hadn’t been installed, and the electrics were at a very early stage, too.
“It took a month or so of detective work to check exactly what had been done,” says David Trimble. And then there was the style of fit-out to go in. “We wanted to keep to the ethos of the