Tagged: galley

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Miscellany Weeks

I’m reading a fascinating book at the moment. It’s called ‘The Power of Time Perception’ and it’s written by Jean Paul Zogby. One of the many intriguing things it examines is why time seems to fly faster as...

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2581Hrs – Looking Brighter

Still bitterly cold today but at least the wind had eased down and changed direction enough that it was a bit calmer in the barn and I was pleased to find everything still intact. It looks...

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2577Hrs- Snow Boat

Well as predicted the weather turned silly today. Temperature -2’C (28’F) ambient, wind N.E. 4/7, windchill making it feel like -9’C (16F), occasional snow showers.. I can honestly say that in my 6 years in the barn I’ve...

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2573Hrs- Driven Below

In three weeks time the clocks change to British Summer Time but right now that looks like someones idea of a joke. The temperature today hasn’t gone above 1’C (34’F) and there’s a bitter East wind...

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2558Hrs – Happy Galley Slave!

As the build moves forward I’m starting to accumulate a big list of non-technical jobs like painting inside the cabins so it was really nice to have Gails help for a few hours today. She did a grand...

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2537Hrs – Time For A Change

Well the weather is improving a bit at last and it’s a good job because I’m ready for a change after spending the last week in the galley. It’s been a bit of a slog but...

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2531Hrs – Galley Slaving

I’ve continued with the galley work today and at last I feel like I’m making some progress. My mood was helped by the fact that the temperature rose a degree or two and we even saw...

2524Hrs – Galley Mess 2

2524Hrs – Galley Mess

I put in eight more hours working on the galley today but frankly there’s not a lot to show for it. I’ve actually done a lot of prep work and fiddly stuff that means there should...

2503Hrs – Galley & Sails 1

2503Hrs – Galley & Sails

Another bitterly cold day, another day spent mainly working inside the boat. I’ve got some stuff done but it’s slow going when it’s this cold. Even though I’m working in the hulls nice and warm with...