So I know it's only money, but that boat is crying out for a set of new sails... :wub:Secondhand Ensign mainsail fits OK...plenty good enough to get started. The jib clew is a bit too high, though. I have another jib in the garage that I can try.
Tomorrow I go by West Marine and get a hand bilge pump and eight bolts, nuts and fender washers. I'll mount two padeyes on deck to make a bridle for the mainsheet that goes over the tiller. Once that's rigged up....put the outboard on, chug chug out into the channel and ...GO SAILING!
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A simple YouTube link embedded in your post here should suffice. Then it doesn't matter what size the video is; post your whole damn sail if you wish....She sails! I might be able to edit the video(s) to get them small enough to post here.
epoxy will yellow and end up looking shitty. I found a guy in the bay area that will do the job in your slip (depending on marina rules of course) for $35/hour + materials. PM me if interested.OK, coognoscenti, after I replace most of the aft bulkhead and install the two little Harken self=tailing winches I have, the next project is the deck.
I'm pretty sure that the current nonskid is sand. Back when this was done, "Kiwigrip" didn't exist. The nonskid is OK over most of the boat but there are patches that have worn off on the foredeck. Those need more sand...or something, so questions here.
1.) is putting another coat of paint down over the existing nonskid likely to make it not-grippy enough? Should I re-do the sand over the whole deck, or can I just "patch in" the bare spots? I expect that it's hard to say without actually seeing the deck.
2.) I've seen two basic ways to do this..A.) spread thinned epoxy the area that needs coverage, then sprinkle sifted sand onto the area.....wait until the epoxy kicks off, then brush the excess off....B.) basically the same as A except using whatever paint you're using on the deck instead of epoxy.