Tagged: Masts

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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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3813Hrs – More Focus Needed

Once again it’s been a day of mixed work but tomorrow I intend to focus my attention better and concentrate on the main sleeping cabin, I really need to get that moved forward. I’ve been able...

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3805Hrs – OK, Let’s Do This Thing

A good steady day of progress today although I did take a short break in the sunshine to wake my dormant artistic talents and paint the name on ‘Oscar’ the dinghy. It made for an enjoyable...

3796Hrs – Preparing For The Last Push 6

3796Hrs – Preparing For The Last Push

It’s been a tough week all in all and my body has taken the brunt of it. I’ve continued with some painting when I could and I had a play with the galley stove gas pipe...

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3792Hrs – A Mast Better Day

Thanks for your comments and sympathies guys, I took it steady today and for the most part handled nothing more dangerous than a paint roller. I also managed to keep the paint in the right places...

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3778Hrs – Masts and Stern Tube Prep

The title says it all, apart from slapping a coat of primer inside the dinghy I’ve spent the entire day prepping the masts and stern tube for painting. I first drilled holes in the cap gussets...

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3770Hrs – A Job Weld Done

In the grand scheme of things welding a few bits of aluminium together isn’t a big deal, but for me today it seems like one. I’ve had two long aluminium tubes lying in the dark damp...

3738Hrs – Oscar The Dinghy 1

3738Hrs – Oscar The Dinghy

I spent most of the morning painting again then decided to start work on ‘Oscar’, that’s the name Gail’s chosen for the dinghy. I’d stripped the paint off ages back so once I had her up...