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Back in the drink!

May 12, 2004
1,340
Hunter Cherubini 30 New Port Richey
Lookin' good! Sailed a friend's Islander 32 a few years ago. Great sailing boat.
 
Oct 29, 2005
2,188
Hunter Marine 326 303 Singapore
oh..i thought you have a drinking problem ;)
anyway congrats! Now the fun begin :D
 
Apr 19, 2012
1,043
O'Day Daysailor 17 Nevis MN
Exciting day for sure. Congratulations and thank you for sharing.
 
Mar 15, 2013
197
Islander 32 mkll Comox Hrb.
The mast will go up as soon as I can get two buddies together at the same time, one to run the crane at the Government dock, and one to help me pin the stay wires.
 
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Oct 22, 2014
16,146
CAL 35 Cruiser moored EVERETT WA
Congrats Capt.. Scotty.
A grand day for you and your boat.
Fair winds
 
Mar 15, 2013
197
Islander 32 mkll Comox Hrb.
Thanks guys, I scrubbed the outside today while the wife did the inside. Looks like I'm going to have to wait until Monday to get the mast up. Oh well, another first world problem! at least I'll have her all tiddled up for my next set of days off, and the wife will be retired by then so we can go for a long haul.:)
 
Mar 15, 2013
197
Islander 32 mkll Comox Hrb.
so, the mast went up today in less than 45 minutes, that was great. the only downside was that the dock timbers were covered in creosote and some got transferred onto the deck. I've tried acetone, varsol, mineral spirits, bleach, and degreaser. it fades some but doesn't come right out of the non skid surface! does anyone know of a silver bullet for this stuff?
 
Sep 23, 2009
1,455
O'Day 34-At Last Rock Hall, Md
More degreaser mixed with detergent and tsp from the hardware store.
Oh yeah, lots of time and elbow grease.
 

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Aug 10, 2012
556
WD Schock Wavelength 24 Wallenpaupack
My useless $0.02... WHAT A GORGEOUS BOAT! never let it sit again.