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Monthly Archives: May 2012

More Painting

We have had little opportunity to paint lately so when the weather is good we are knee deep in it. We were able to apply Awlgrip 545 primer to the entire top, paint and nonskid the cockpit, paint the gunnels, do some varnishing and a few other things to boot. We had to send the muffler … Continue reading »

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We have had a bit of good weather so we’ve been painting. Most of the cockpit lockers and companionway hatches have been painted. We have also primed the cabin top, well most of it. The pictures don’t show how nice it came out. The paint is like glass: Forward companionway sliding hatch: The paint came out really nice. Then we … Continue reading »

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Every Little Bit Helps!

Well, it’s not really a little. We have made some big progress in the last couple of days. Our engine is back in and bolted down, in what I hope is its permanent position. The drive shaft is in and aligned. The top of the boat is getting a scrub down then taped off in … Continue reading »

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We are still hard at it and making some progress. The weather has not been cooperating and we have run into a couple of snags but over all things are going well. Nothing overly exciting to report but here are a few pictures. We were able to remove the covers/hatches for the anchor locker, cockpit … Continue reading »

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We’re Back in Maine!

We are back in Maine and back to the boat!! We took five days to drive from Florida to Maine. We were able to visit with friends and relatives along the way which was great! Now we are back at it. It’s an all out push to get the boat ready for launch in late … Continue reading »

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