At last, it’s time to bolt the ballast keel to the bottom of the boat - before we sail off without it! Auger bits get welded, counterbores get sharpened, and a series of huge holes are drilled through hardwood and lead before Aluminium-Bronze bolts are driven in.

In other exciting news, we lift the engine into the boat, paint the engine beds and bilge, cut an access hatch, and fit the stanchions - it’s been a busy couple of weeks!


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Music:

  • The Colonel - Zachariah Hickman
  • Smokey's Lounge - TrackTribe
  • Od Yishama - E's Jammy Jams
  • Peacefully - E's Jammy Jams
  • In the Sweet By and By - Zachariah Hickma
  • Sing Swing Bada Bing - Doug Maxwell / Media Right Productions