Category: Fitting Out

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Pod Improvements

Winter is hanging about, there was ice on deck the other morning and we have bitter Easterly winds but there are signs that things are on the turn and in a few short weeks Spring should...

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West Wing East Wing

Gail is up country for a couple of weeks so I’m here on my lonesome just cracking on with jobs as best I can. The weather remains cold and it’s wearing me down but I know...

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First Week Afloat

Firstly I want to thank you all for the fantastic comments left on my last post. For some reason I didn’t get my usual e-mail notifications so I’ve only now seen them all. You all know...

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Sticks Up!

This morning saw another landmark in the project when we finally got the masts stepped. Everything went pretty smoothly and once I’d got the shrouds roughly lashed in place I was able to stand back and...

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Short But Sweet

It’s been a good day. Tonight ‘Gleda’ floated free for the first time. It was for less than an hour but it was nice while it lasted! I was able to warp her free of the...

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Afloat …… Just

It’s been a scorching day today, by far the warmest since arriving at Weir Quay. I was up early to make the most of it and got the masts moved down near to the boat so...

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Rigging Ready

Yesterday was a bad day, the weather was rubbish, a strong breeze blowing up the river, thick cloud all day and frequent heavy showers. I didn’t do a fat lot other than cycle up to the...

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In A New Element

A week today ‘Gleda’ will be on the road South. It still seems surreal and I’m still working 12 hours a day on a list that never gets shorter. But the deadline is set, what isn’t...