Monday, December 5, 2016

November 19, 2016 Mary Projects

Besides helping Dave where I could, I took over lots of cleaning projects.

bought a camping toilet to use in the evening on our boat.  empty and rinse daily
cleaned inside and out of bimini and dodger and recoated with waterproof agent

first piece is hanging on scaffolding to dry

removed rust from framework of bimini and dodger
varnished cockpit table.  took 2 weeks to varnish cockpit table top and bottom and let it dry in between.  on saw horses inside the water pump house.  had to position myself so my sweat wouldn't drip on the table


pump house

filled fiberglass holes in cockpit with gelcoat.  will place another coat on surface for smooth finish

cleaned isinglass
cleaned the grill
cleaned wiring on the davits
cleaned foul weather gear-coats and bib pants, and recoated with water proof agent
cleaned all 3 sink drains
cleaned bottom of dingy with buffer to remove barnacles from the aluminum
cleaned areas for provisions
checked all of our existing provisions and bought what was needed for 6 months
the paper towels and toilet paper that we take along have to be bagged in plastic to keep dry

cleaned the dodger canvas and coated with water proofing

removed the dodger and cleaned the rust on the framework then replaced the dodger, dropped a screw overboard and searched for it int he rocky ground-lesson to learn when on the water
cleaned isinglass in dodger
cleaned goo from tape off of fiberglass near new cleats on stern

cleaned deck after removing air conditioner and covers over windows
v berth handles were mildewed after having air conditioner blow on it for months

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