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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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Little Bear Westsail 32 goes for a sail! Blog # 142

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. I enjoy working on Little Bear. Really, I do. But after two years I’m really itching to get out there on the water.  So, even though the boat isn’t really ready, although there are tools … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Splish Splash! Blog #139

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. At long last! A major milestone has been reached. The day I have been looking forward to for a very long time – launch day. As always fair winds, following seas, and God bless.

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Out with the old! Blog #129

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. This post should have come before the previous post but in a fit of air-headedness, I got them reversed. Ces’t la vie. I got the old zinc’s off, and I took out the old speed-log … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Of Zinc & Holes Blog #128

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. With the major projects on Little Bear winding up, I have a minor project to get done: New Zinc’s. Not much mystery surrounding this project – take the old ones off, put the new ones … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Boom Install Blog #127

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. Putting the boom back in place should be a simple and straightforward little chore. Not so. Once again, my ingenuity has been challenged and my DIY skills have been tested. The issue with this project … Continue reading

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Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: Jacked! Blog #116

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. 20,000 lbs is a lot of anything. 20,000lbs of boat finely balanced on smallish bits of wood and 6 metal stands is intimidating to work under. Jacking up that 20,000lbs so that it is resting … Continue reading

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