Category Archives: Westsail 32

Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Of Holes & Head Blog# 149

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. The holes be plugged – yaaaay.  They need some cosmetic sanding, fairing and so on but the holes are plugged. When I get going on the interior refit, the hole near the head will get … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: More Glass! Blog# 148

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. Glass glass wonderful glass.  So satisfying to work with. Quick, easy, and forgiving.  If you make a mistake with glass work, you have easy options to deal with it. Great stuff. Today’s project is to … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Glass & Biley wiring Blog# 147

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. More bilge pump wiring, and more liquid joinery. Some discussion about the price of electronic parts. Quite ridiculous. Obscene even. But it is what it is and if I want to get things done and … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Glass & Bilgey Blog# 146

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. Some more lovely liquid joinery. I just love working with epoxy. Oh the wonders of modern chemistry.  It makes all-thumbs schlubs like me able to fix things. Good thing I have a background in electronics.  … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Take off! You hoser. Blog# 145

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. Pulling hose. What fun. Hideous, wonderful joyful hose pulling. Ha! Nothing a little dish washing detergent won’t fix.  I am now a bona fide hoser. 😀 I explain it in gory detail in the vid: … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: The Dreaded Bilge Hose # 144

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. A quick update on the various projects I have on the go. The main focus of this episode is to get the bilge pump working.  The issue with the pump is … it doesn’t work. … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Wiring the Pulpit Blog # 143

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. Ok, let’s get this out-of-the-way first:  In this vid there is some pixellation / editing going on.  Some intrepid viewers have already raised an eyebrow and asked.  So here’s the somewhat embarrassing tale of woe. … Continue reading

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