Making Progress

Amazingly enough I got the Autopilot to work today.   It suffered a catastrophic failure at the end of the 2020 cruise, which caused a circuit board to burn, but I had it rebuilt got some new Sea Talk cables and it operated the wheel.    Pic shows the boat heading...

Engine Re-Build Update

Rebuilding Fiona is proceeding.   The steering system is functional, next I will install the Raymarine autopilot. The refurbished prop and cutlass bearing  have  been installed. Next step is engine alignment.

Slowly Coming Together

The cutlass dearing and propeller have been removed and are now being refurbished by Bosler Sezey. John and I rebuilt the steering system now the cockpit sole is back.  The boat is going back together, little by little…

Engine Update

Big step forward today, Nobby the mechanic started the rebuilt Perkins Diesel in his shop.  It ran fro a couple of minutes only as there was no water circulation ,  it sounded very healthy with 70 psi oil pressure.   Plan is for Weeks Yard to drop it in the boat next...