Launched!

The yard has finished painting the bottom.   Kevin Weeks noticed a small ding on a blade of the propeller, this should be repaired by Friday.  Fiona was launched today, Friday.   Mast will go up Monday.

Getting Ready for Launch Update

Bob Berg machined a new set of support struts for the Aries, Victor the Vane.  The joints had become very worn.  On Saturday John installed them, we also reinstalled the grounding plates, which I had been soaking for a week in weak acid. Weeks are preparing...

Getting ready for the Maine cruise!

Will and Al have signed up for the Maine cruise.   Scott may join the boat for a week or two.   Scott and John came to the yard early Saturday and we cleared up a few maintenance chores – removing the ground plates for cleaning, tidying up...