work is in progress at the yard this winter with a particular
focus on the forward end of the ship. On the other hand, the propeller
was pulled and reconditioned also. As of April 14th the
planking was almost done and the caulking will be next be
later in the week.
nuts retain the propeller on the end of the shaft. There is
also a pin through the shaft to make sure the propeller can't
back off when the ship goes astern.
Steve Swift works on the propeller from a scaffolding back
A bird's eye
view of the planking job on the port side.
Erin makes a
great meal for the crew in the galley.
is in on the port side.
bow is coming along.
Marques wedges in the plank below.
plank goes in on the port side.
Paul and Indu
prepare the transom for painting.