It took a couple days and needs some fine tuning, but Bimini is done. I have a little higher than original for head room. At the point we need the enclosure, I can shorten.
Barb, I and most likely Ray V will be figuring this out over the weekend. After our longest cruise to date (3 hr) last weekend and Barb’s resulting sunburn, we decided to accelerate that on the “Fix It List”. Thanks to Sailrite.com, we will be receiving many parts via UPS today. We wont have to bend any bows or corners, just cut and pop rivet. We have all the canvas from the original full enclosure, but the frames did not survive the collapse. The biggest challenge will be getting it just right so all the side pieces will fit (not that we will use right away, but don’t want prevent us from using in the future).
This is the before, let’s see how the “To Be” ends up looking…..
Front Railings repaired by the Wooden Boat Shop in Cincinnati (http://woodenboatshop.com/). Great work by Butch to repair the busted rails. Finishing almost done on the rest of lower railings