Progress 2016

Cockpit before washing

Cockpit before washing

A right old mess after the winter , and 3 previous years of neglect - only one of them mine!

Cockpit before painting

Cockpit before painting

Jet washed off and ready to sand.

Cockpit after painting

Cockpit after 3 coats

After 3 coats of paint, not looking too bad!

Cockpit fully reassembled

Cockpit fully reassembled

With "sole board", locker lids and benches back in place. The benches need remaking, and at very least mending, sanding and a coat of paint.

Deck before painting

Deck before painting

Ready to go.

Deck after 2 coats

Deck after 2 coats

Only 2 coats, and house sides not yet done. Needs another coat.

Washboards before assembly Washboards before assembly

Washboards before assembly

Scrap ply, since the other sheet of 12mm was dumped as terminally warped.

Washboards after assembly

Washboards after assembly

I made a mistake with the fancy trim, so had to use whatever I had lying around the boat.

Washboards still needing one more coat

Washboards still needing one more coat

Should have stained the pine first to match the ply. Oh well, one more coat and maybe the difference will be less dramatic.