So, the big update on Evenstar.
Cabin inside before:
Cabin in side after:
The general summary of work is:
Boat desk filled and sanded to smooth and totally painted
Winches refurbished with new pawls. Had to use 5 chisels to get them off in the first place. Thanks for the teatowl and hot water trick!
New traveller system installed with new blocks:
New cockpit dodgers made from scratch. Didnt fancy paying 120 quid for a set! Material cost 30 quid:
Liferaft, 2 duoys and danbuoy installed:
Wiring totally gutted and wired from scratch with new switch panel and bus bar:
New main fuse and isolator switch installed. Battery moved from cockpit locker to under a V. berth
Old mast step removed, new mast step installed. Old VHF aerial gland removed, new 'through deck gland' installed.
New holes drilled, then filled, then drilled again for cabin top handles.
Fixed VHF installed
Cushions covered, floorboards sanded/varnished and cabin floor painted:
Boat launched and in place in Ballycastle:
2:01AM, 5 July 2011 PDT
Thanks for that summary and well done. She is looking great - a vast improvement.
Congrats on the good job Slycat! Nice to see her on the water.
She looks really good ! Now enjoy sailing her ...!