Tagged With: rudder fabrication
new zealand ~ haul-out & maintenance, the good & the bad
February 11 – March 14, 2014 Other than the brief beaching in Opua for the thru-hull repair, it had been nearly two years since our last haul-out. Along with a small handful of maintenance jobs, the ole gal was in need of some bottom paint, and it was also high time to give her steel … Continue reading
Categories: boat improvement & maintenance Tags: bottom paint, escape hatch, New Zealand, rudder fabrication, Whangarei Leave a comment
tonga ~ lost a rudder!
September 27 – October 20, 2013 I was in the galley. Wil motioned for me to follow him into the cockpit and down the port transom. He grabbed me by the shoulders and turned me toward the starboard transom. I saw it instantly. Beneath the starboard transom there was nothing but clear blue water and … Continue reading
Categories: boat improvement & maintenance, newsworthy Tags: lost rudder, rudder fabrication, The Vava'u Group, Tonga 2 Comments