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Shipyard Project No. 4: Repair of Rotten Engine Stringer

And you thought you were going to get to paint the engine today.  Silly you!  I thought I would give you guys a flavor of just how frustrating some of these boat projects can often be.  If Phillip and I … Continue reading

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#51: The Rod to Wire Riddle

Lots of decisions to make here on the rigging kids.  Going from rod to wire is going to take a lot of modifications on the upper fittings and the forestay … don’t even get me started.  And, taping?  More taping? … Continue reading

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#49: D.I.Y. = Do It (at the) Yard

Okay, you all called it.  It’s time to haul out.  “Uncle!” we cried.  But, we were proud of the demo we accomplished DIY style.  Now it’s time to take that same attitude to the shipyard and do this job with … Continue reading

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#48: Bad News, Big Decision

Seems our hack job didn’t really pass muster and we have, in the words of Brandon with Perdido Sailor, “a lot more to do.”  So, bad news and now a very BIG decision to make.  What do you think we should … Continue reading

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