First Coat

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Woo! The first coat of anti-fouling is on. My arm feels like it’s going to fall off. The lapstrake hull is a lot more work than a smooth hull. Today Jeff helped and did the roller while I followed with … Continued

Primer

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Well after two blister repairs and lots of prep, the primer went on today. We don’t know what type of paint the previous owner put on her. We could either strip her down to the gelcoat, or do a heavy sanding, or … Continued

Haul-out

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Time to haul her out and put some fresh anti-fouling paint on her bottom 😉 Lots of work planned in the next couple of days! We’ve got a big list; anti-fouling, check a thru-hull, zincs, knot meter, packing gland, clean the … Continued

Scuppers

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Water has been leaking into our stern lockers and we’ve been sealing and caulking almost everything we can find on the deck. Today I washed the cockpit then literally climbed into the lockers to see if I could tell where … Continued