Cockpit fitted with new cushions
cushions were also 10 years old, and starting to fray - plus the closed cell
foam was disintegrating due to UV exposure. The new ones look great,
but the new foam is hard and heavy; we will look for better foam in
New Bimini fitted to cockpit
of Canvas Creations did a great job fitting a new bimini to our existing
frame - it fits like a glove!
|Removed obsolete hull fittings
boat had various hull fittings for vents and bow running lights that we have
re-located. We removed them and had Pro fill and paint them; there is
no evidence of these old fittings.
New Staysail Chainplate
The old staysail chainplate was a standard plate, bent
in an 'L' shape penetrating the foredeck - a design destined to
leak. We have replaced it with a deck fitting, thru-bolted and
fastened to the hull for strength.