Maintenance

Rebuilding the anchor locker cover

A job that’s been on the list for a very long time has finally begun. Of course, I should have tackled the problem as soon as it became apparent but I didn’t and now it’s possibly many times worse than it might have been. The anchor hatch cover consists of a hardwood frame closed off by hardwood backing. Epoxied to …


Maintenance

No longer exhausted!

Finally, after much to-and-fro, up-and-down and backwards-and-forwards, the new exhaust in in! Back in August the exhaust union gave way in the shipping lanes and, in disgust, I parked the boat for a while. It’s never a good idea to procrastinate because in the end it took quite a while to extract the bits and pieces from the boat and …