Last week (of August), after several postponements due to inclement weather, KP's scaffold shed was dismantled. The scaffolding has been reconfigured to provide a higher lift on the winched slings ready for the undersides epoxy / cloth sheathing. One of the benefits of the Rye boatyard is that a houseboat resident here is an expert in the process of the epoxy cloth laying-up. The mast rebuild is still pending - in the photo sequence the mast is under cover along…Continue
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She looks pretty tidy - lying Portland.
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Added by Chris Green on June 19, 2016 at 22:00 — No Comments
The AOA Autumn Newsletter will be issued in September - any members wishing to contribute news - changes of boat ownership; boats for sale; news items etc; please contact me by Monday 7th Sept to arrange insertion.
Added by Chris Green on August 28, 2015 at 10:02 — No Comments
Trying to complete as much of the epoxy /veneer repair work before the colder weather arrives. Added below some pic's of the the aft cabin repairs to the extensive dry rot. The rotten frame abaft the new aft bulkhead - shown in the previous blog - is replaced with a sawn mahogany section either side of the keelson flush shaped to the bilge and butt joined to the sound original frame section (above the w/l). The rot at the turn of the bilge (starboard) has new…Continue
Added by Chris Green on September 14, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments
A few photo's of restoration work (so far) for A169 Kerry Piper. Apologies for the pick and mix collages, I will be posting a more complete record of the ongoing restoration of KP later in the year. Happy to discuss issues with anyone involved in similar, just post a comment on this blog post.
Due to rot in the plywood both…Continue