Category «Fiberglass»

Wet Core!

It was recently discovered that water had creeped into the laminate of the deck where the main mast is to be stepped. The culprit was a small tiny hole, less than 1/16th of an inch, where a plumb-bob was hung to spot the position of the main mast down below. Unbeknownst to me, a piece …

Forward Salon Glass-in

Weekend recap: seems the weekend was fairly productive. The two items on my list (pressure washer and tank locker install), which were weather dependent, could not be done due to… weather. It was raining most of the weekend save for a couple short breaks here and there. From Building A Westsail 42: Latest Activity I …

Inpromptu Glasswork

The galley cabinet sides and supports have been tack glued in for some time now (about two months), waiting to be permanently glassed in. But the temperature has simply been too cold to be working with resin (30s-low 40s). Ideally you don’t want it colder than 50 degrees F. Well, this last weekend things warmed …