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firsthome.jpg
firsthome.jpg
Lyric's first day home.
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firstout.jpg
Jed's first sail
floorcut.jpg
floorcut.jpg
The cockpit sole. The fiberglass skin and balsa core are removed.
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floorfillet.jpg
New marine plywood on top of thickened epoxy and a bondo fillet
floorglass.jpg
floorglass.jpg
New fiberglass skin
floorrot.jpg
floorrot.jpg
The rot on the floor is bad. It is as soft as a sponge.
floorweight.jpg
floorweight.jpg
Gluing the plywood in place
floorwet.jpg
floorwet.jpg
A pond of epoxy
keel_blasted_top.jpg
keel_blasted_top.jpg
Sandblasted keel
keelboatlift.jpg
keelboatlift.jpg
Very creative boat lift to remove the 600lb keel.
keelcones.jpg
keelcones.jpg
New cones to cover the keel pin
keelfinish.jpg
keelfinish.jpg
Finished Keel. I built a new pin hole with a stainless sleeve and epoxy.
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keel-frnt.jpg
Rust-a-palooza
keelinstall.jpg
keelinstall.jpg
Re-installing the keel. This was a challenge getting the hole lined up.
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keelnaked.jpg
Sandblasted Keel
keelnewhole.jpg
keelnewhole.jpg
New keel hole built from epoxy and a stainless steel pipe
keeloldhole.jpg
keeloldhole.jpg
Historic rust build up and an elongated pin hole.
keel-side.jpg
keel-side.jpg
Good thing there was some decent steel left under all that rust
lyric_complete.jpg
lyric_complete.jpg
She'd ready for her first trip to Boston Harbor.
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lyric_original.jpg
This is how I found her
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mooring1.jpg
At her mooring in Dorchester Bay in Boston MA.

 

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