We started this effort last year and will continue into 2021. We have 75% of the teak deck removed. The screws have been removed, holes drilled out and filled with epoxy. As we come into the spring, the question will be to either stablize the wood core with penetrating epoxy or do a core replacement.
Ever since we got Liberty we have had leaks over the bed in the main cabin. That has spawned several projects: Removal of teak decks and now the replavement of the original window above the bed. Remvoing the window took some learning since it was not clear on the assembly. Came to found out theContinue reading “Window Report – Port / Aft”
Working to update the site and start more blogging. Come back and check on progress.
Decided to take USCG Captain Course this winter. Thanks to TrueCourse, will have my Masters in a couple weeks.
Moving on up. Got 2nd Place this year, but they didn’t handout trophies.
One of our big projects this summer was fixing our upper railings. I found a great local carpenter that worked with me and he did an awesome job.
What we learned from out first lighted boat parade: 1. You can never have enough lights. 2. You need to get too close for Barb’s comfort to the 65′ boat in front. 3. The little “go fast” boats that want follow and dart in between are annoying and should be sunk (joking?) 4. A littleContinue reading “Our First Lighted Boat Parade – July 4th”
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 toContinue reading “How to Rebuild A Bimini Frame”
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