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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.
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
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
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
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
Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. Very compelling and exciting stuff this. It’s time to put the rudder cheeks on. However, when I broke out the hardware (nuts & bolts) I’d forgotten how nasty looking they were. So I purchased some … Continue reading