Well, except for the forecast snow Monday, sailing season is pretty much here!! in the Middle Chesapeake. My sails are furled, ready to unfurl and hoist!!!!
Work continues on Mirage, a Columbia 8.7. Bulkheads cut and ready to install, soft decks under reconstruction. Hull ready to receive new paint. Engine rebuilt, new prop shaft. Might even splash her this year. (fingers crossed.
See you on the water!!!!!
Added by Larry Wilson on March 23, 2013 at 5:11pm — 1 Comment
Yeah, I did it. I took some of the cash from the sale of the Sabre, and bought another boat. A Columbia 8.7. Almost the same exact boat that I sail now. Just two years younger. The owner died, his son didn't have the wherewithal to maintain it. The sails blew off into the Poquoson River, and the boat broke free of her dock lines. She ended up across the creek, partially lying…Continue
Added by Larry Wilson on April 24, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
I've been working on my Columbia Sabre for the past six weeks, making her nice for her new owner. Most of the work was interior cabinetry and cosmetic. I had to replace bunks, cabinet faces, counter tops, and I painted all of the wood work save two bulkheads and trim, bright white. It really perked up the interior.
While I was at it, I built a new sliding hatch, new lazerette…Continue
Added by Larry Wilson on April 14, 2012 at 9:29am — 1 Comment
If this is widespread knowledge, let me know and I'll delete it.
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