Good timing.

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Oct 082012
 

This morning my fridge stopped working. The cooling water that cools the compressor couldn’t circulate anymore. I think this is caused by the large amount of mussels and seaweed that’s growing in the outlet :-) !

I wasn’t to worried about this, however. Because tomorrow morning I am finally, after 3 months on the waiting list, being hauled out of the water for a hull repaint.


Apr 102012
 

The Journeyman has been in the water almost two years now, and the antifouling paint is dying. I dived for a few hours to clean the hull, but I was forced to end early by an invasion of microscopic shrimp. I guess their way of protesting me destroying their habitat was to crawl all over me…


Almost like a normal spring launch: Antifouling

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Jul 292010
 

Standard thing to do before launch: Painting anti-fouling.

Well.. actually not for me, since my last small boat had so many layers of paint on the bottom when I bought it that I just grinded some old off each spring, instead of putting new on. And the large yacht I had before that was repainted on Trinidad. God knows what paint¬† they used, but it lasted forever and didn’t need any cleaning or repainting. Must have been horribly poisonous. Now we are using legal and nice paint.

Tomorrow night we are going to try mounting the keel. Don’t miss that!