Monthly Archives: December 2017

Captain’s Log 11 – Go Green!

Sunday December 3, 2017: It was a momentous day today. December’s full moon, the highest tide of the year, and pouring rain. My neighborhood make-up shifted again, as Walt and Sachiko came home and Jean Luc, Cecile & Ulysse moved … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 10 – Sifter

Saturday December 2, 2017: Sanded the first coat of battleship-grey primer with 120 grit sandpaper. Wiped everything down with acetone. Painted the second (and final) coat of primer. It took exactly the same amount of time as the first coat … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 9 – Ceilidh

Friday December 1, 2017 It was a huge, busy day in the Barn today. Got up early so I could bake cornbread in the morning, then flipped the boat at 9:00 am with Jean Luc & Cecile. [I’d never have … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 8 – Extra Yoga

Thursday 11/30/2017: Extra yoga necessary this morning, after yesterday’s mega fiberglass extravaganza. Moving slow today, a bit ill in the morning (spaced out, sore, and a little nauseous) and glad that I don’t have to spend another big day in … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 7 – Quilting

Wednesday 11/29/17: A very full day of boatyness today. Starting at 8:30, I sanded down the “pasta” on the damaged rail, and then cut the fiberglass fabric to repair the rail and the two transom/gunwale corners, which were cracked. I … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 6 – Fiery Conflagration

Monday November 27, 2017 (Morning.): Just spent an hour, sitting in the Barn with my respirator on, blowing hot air on the boat with a hairdryer. Quite a ridiculous situation. Fourth time’s the charm, I hope, with this resin. Now … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log 5 – Skippers’ Supper

17 November 2017: Cecile, Jean Luc, Janel, and Kate rendezvoused at lunchtime yesterday to help me move Chuuchki into the Barn. We had to tip the boat up on her side and wiggle her into the Barn in between Walt’s 1931 … Continue reading

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