Author: the builder

V-Berth Update

The v-berth, aka “the garage” is mostly trimmed in. As per the last post, we decided to clad the hull sides with strips of hardwood, a somewhat traditional style. We originally set out to “keep the v-berth quick, easy and…

November Update

With the cold wet weather upon us, focus shifts back to the interior. This time starting with the v-berth and forward head. The V-berth is being planned as more of a “garage” for storage of stuff (sails, fenders, etc.). Stuff…

Goodbye Nonskid

Finished grinding off the thick “waffle pattern” nonskid from the deck. Much of the delamination on the cabin top has been repaired. There are a few silver dollar size spots but I am not sure it is worth the work…

Delamination Repair Recipe

Ingredients and Utensils epoxy with slow catalyst plastic mix cups mixing sticks syringes plenty of rags cheap masking tape cordless drill with bit slightly bigger than syringe tip torpedo level small ballpeen hammer black sharpie Take the hammer and tap…