Aaarrrrrr me hearties, welcome aboard!
With the chain plates off, the last bit of standing rigging hardware to deal with is the boomkin. Initial inspection showed that the boomkin wood is in decent condition. However, with the amount of rot found elsewhere, I decided to remove it and refurbish it.
This is one of the easier projects I’ve undertaken on Little Bear so far. Observe:
Fair winds, following seas, and God’s blessing.