Project List


- Replace vertical wood guides from the side of the companionway, and the horizontal sill, with G-10. Paint.

- Finish galley cabinets, build ice box. [In Progress]

- Install new cosmetic overhead liner.

- Install new self-draining bottom in anchor locker, install windlass, replace backing material under deck. [In Progress]

- Continue re-tabbing bulkheads to hull from galley to stern.

- Modify nav station cabinet and shelving, install SSB radio and stereo. [In Progress]

- Build 3rd dinette seat with storage under, build & install dinette table.

- Repair and add various cabinets and shelves, including complete rebuild of head compartment.

- Wiring and lighting.

- Resurface and paint exterior deck and cockpit, and interior.

- Replace any remaining rotten plywood in the cabin sole and install non-skid finish material.

- Fix all the other things that become apparent along the way. [In Progress]


- Installed AIS and VHF in flush panels at nav station.

- Removed anchor locker rotten wood hatch, frame and rotten deck backing, fabricated new G-10 hatch frame, fabricated new hatch cover from Cortex foam and 5 layers of Knytex fiberglass, painted with Awlgrip.

- Installed range and propane system.

- Removed wood guides for companionway slider hatch, milled G-10 on table saw (wore out 3 blades) and bonded in place (no deck penetrations), painted with Awlgrip. (This is a very nice upgrade, very strong.)

- Replaced engine, shaft, and propeller.

- Replaced fresh water tank (located in the keel under the engine).

- Removed teak cockpit coamings and replaced with laminated Cortex foam and fiberglass (bigger and more waterproof).

- Fabricated and installed new stronger stainless steel mainsheet traveler horse.

- Repaired rotten plywood laminate and delaminated fiberglass on cabin side interior, faired and painted, and replaced 8 opening ports.

- Refinished exterior cabin trunk and installed new stainless steel grab rails.

- Removed large cabin windows, closed the openings with 19 layers of Knytex fiberglass, refinished in and out, then installed four new large opening ports. 

- Replace mast, standing rigging and running rigging.

- Fabricate and install stainless steel bowsprit (Svendsen's) with Solent rig chainplates and anchor rollers.

- Purchase and install roller furling systems for genoa and solent jib.

- Repaired 320 blisters on bottom, applied 6 epoxy barrier coats.

- Fabricated Dutchman Boom Brake control line base plates (Svendsen's) and installed so that the mounts are stronger and the control lines clear the cabin top. 

- Installed Monitor self-steering, fabricated aluminum "backwards" tiller for self-steering and emergency.

- Re-tabbed all forward bulkheads to hull and re-tabbed cabinet corners.

- Replaced rotten floor frames and cabin sole in forepeak and around head and mast.

- Strengthened bulkheads around steering cable pulleys and re-mounted pulleys.

- Add fiberglass reinforcement over the cabin overhead main beam and main bulkhead at the mast.

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