Tagged: Portlights

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3086Hrs – Enclosed and Weather Proof

It’s been a busy couple of days on and off the boat but two good work sessions have seen another significant step forward on the road to completion. All the hatches, ports and vents are now...

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3002Hrs – Acceptance of A Good Day

There are many things I want to learn more about, one of them is the principle of acceptance. Not in the subservient sense but in the sense of understanding that things are as they are and...

2977Hrs – Hatches and Portlights 0

2977Hrs – Hatches and Portlights

I’ve continued with the port main cabin hatch today and now have the coamings and washboard retainers all glued in place. I cut up a temporary washboard out of ply to test fit and to use...

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2971Hrs – Hatching Continues

A decent work session today, I’ve got most of the port companionway coamings glued into place, I just have the last two washboard retainers to fix and then I can move onto making the hatch itself....

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2376Hrs – Snow Progress

Winter finally arrived properly this morning with the first real covering of snow, actually it was a pretty feeble effort and it had turned to rain by lunchtime. I pushed on though and started the day...

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2369Hrs – Fixed Ports Fitted

Only half a day done today due to to other commitments but I made the hours count. I got another plank glued onto the mast beam and fitted the last remaining fixed port lights in the...

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2357Hrs – Warm Down Below

I’m glad I got the paint on when I did because the weather is on the slide again. It’s been much colder and damper these last few days and the forecast is for even colder conditions...

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2349Hrs – Yellow Fever

The day dawned dry and sunny if a little on the chilly side and I already knew as I drove to the barn that the lid would be coming off the yellow paint tin! To be...

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2266Hrs – Going Round In Circles

A short work session today for various reasons but to be honest I wasn’t worried because the weather has just been appalling. Windy with yet more heavy rain. There’s a pond outside the barn which is...