Getting Ready

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Finally - looking good and ready to go....


    .......after 3 long hard weeks of work
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On the way to haul out

The scary part 

    Clean up begins


Road trip


    Our home for the next three weeks

Where's the prop?


    Hull repairs


De-rusting the keel


43 feet x 2 to paint, then sand, then paint....

Sanding again

    After 4 coats of paint, we have the shine

Now the bottom preparation
    First a blue bottom coat
....then black, even those difficult to reach areas
    Found the prop

Fun in the sun

    Even the storage lockers receive a coat of paint ....

 ....and the sail locker



The keel bolt challenge x10


New graphics, new stripe...almost ready for launch.



Road trip 2


Back to the water. Will she float?

    Finishing touches

New anchor rollers

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