June 30th, 2017

- Outboarder Tohatsu mounted on stern pulpit

June 29th, 2017

- Fabricated adapter plate for Garmin Chartplotter and NavPod

June 27th, 2017

- Ground down the protruding screws in the icebox

- Painting icebox inside with bildge paint

June 26th, 2017

- Main AC troubleshooting - Clogged, Strainer and drain valve in the secondary AC installed and modified the circle accordingly

- Session V: cut out the remaining icebox insulation

June 24th, 2017

- Fishing practices

- Session IV: cutting the old freezer and cut out the remaining insulation

- 2nd flag B (bravo) sewed

June 22nd, 2017

- Board electric and power supply evaluation

- Underwater lights resistors mounted and connected

- Toggle switch & circuit breaker mounted and hooked up at motor panel and AC/DC panel

- Lights (stern-backlights, underwater lights, spreader lights) connected to toggle switches

June 21st, 2017

- Sewing flag Q (Quarantine) and tested

- Session III: cutting the old freezer and cut out the insulation

- Chain attached to the boarding ladder (theft protection)

June 20th, 2017

- Small shopping tour

- Preparation for sewing, e.g. flag Q

Q means Quarantine. You have to raise it as soon as you approach a port, so that the authorities know you are new to the port of entry and request visit and inspection. Quarantine ... all on board healthy.

June 19th, 2017

- Session II: cutting the old refrigerator and cut out the insulation

- AIS antenna mounted

June 18th, 2017

- Cutting of the old refrigerator and freezer. Old parts (like cooling plates) demounted. Started to cut out the old insulation.

June 17th, 2017

- Delivery of the new anchor. A 55lb/25kg Delta by Lewmar

- Support at 2 docking maneuvers

June 16th, 2017

- Measuring  of the shrouds

- Installation of LED stern-backlights

June 13th, 2017

- Installation Seacocks

- Freshwater-Inlet installed

- Ongoing mounting of Salon Cabinets

June 12th, 2017

- Wood cupholder, ongoing mounting of Salon Cabinets

- Main Air Conditioning Temperature check

June 11th, 2017

- Barbs removed out of seacocks

- Freshwater-Inlet cap opened

June 10th, 2017

Start mounting of Salon Cabinets on the starboard-side

- Put on cover for hatches

June 9th, 2017 - The most important things always need to be done first ... cockpit table mounting   :-)

June 8th, 2017 – Electrical ground leakage

When boats have an issue with their grounding, it happens that the boat with the grounding issue uses its neighbor boat or boats for ground. This leads to that boat causing galvanic corrosion to take place on the neighbors boats. By testing the shore power to water and shore power to boat, we found out that our neighbors have minor leakage and that we have a little bit more. We are the "leakers". The bad boys, the corroders..... We found the faulty ground wire and are now the shining kids on the block.

June 7th, 2017

- H2 Air Conditioning Blower replacing

June 6th, 2017

- Filling ports cleaned, spreader lights connected

- Sail battens pushed into mainsail, old navigation instruments disassembled

- Air Conditioning Troubleshooting

June 5th, 2017 –  May I introduce myself ... Frederick

June 5th, 2017

- Fairleads for the foresail furling line mounted on portside

- "Neighborhood visit" by pelicans

June 5th, 2017

- Winches serviced (Disassembled, cleaned, maintained, re-greased and assembled)

June 4th, 2017

- Main Sail and Foresail mounting incl. Covers

June 3rd, 2017

- 1st workday on board (evaluation anchor, GPS, Lazy Jacks, Ropes, ...)

May 6th, 2017

- Preparations to leave

May 3rd - 5th, 2017 - Bad day, everything went wrong (Air Condition quit and Michael got sick)

May 2nd, 2017

- Chain mounting and cabinet assembly

May 1st, 2017

- Splashing the boat

- Stepping the mast

- Transit to Rockport

May 1st, 2017

- Last jobs (e.g. last sanding)

- Preparations before watering the boat

April 30th, 2017 – Previous day before watering the boat

April 29th, 2017

- Various jobs as installing 2nd Transducer

- Coppercoat of not coated spots

- Installing remaining seacocks

April 29th, 2017

- Installation of underwater lamps

- Marine plywood cover of the diesel tanks

April 29th, 2017

Work on mast and propeller

April 28th, 2017

- Connection seacocks

- Preparations for watering the True Grit

April 28th, 2017

- Anode propeller shaft renewed

- Rudder fillern finaly

April 27th, 2017


- Rudder fillern

April 26th, 2017

Installation of the solar panels

- Fiberglass repair of the rudder

April 25th, 2017

- Solar system

- Chainplates final work

April 25th, 2017

- Sealing of the mast deck-collar

April 24th, 2017

- Chainplate covers

- Solar system

April 23rd, 2017

- Installation Chainplates

April 22nd, 2017

- Drilling holes into the hull

April 22nd, 2017

- Installing the solar frame

April 22nd, 2017

- Stripping the rudder

April 21st, 2017

- Chainplates

- Roller Furler

April 21st, 2017

- Solar frame treatment

April 20th, 2017

- Chainplates

- Solar frame

April 19th, 2017

- Stabilization of the wind generator

- Installation radar

- Purchase of a generator

- New chain plates

April 19th, 2017

- Replacement of seacocks

April 14th to 18th, 2017 – Long days, short nights, hard work ... there must also be time for some nonsense

April 18th, 2017

- Aries

- Installation wind generator and solar frame

April 17th, 2017

- Pre-assembly for wind generator

April 16th, 2017

- Installation self-steering system (Aries)

April 15th, 2017

- Coppercoat coating hull

April 15th, 2017

- Working on the mast (Sebrings)

April 14th, 2017

- Hull work osmosis barrier

April 13th, 2017

- True Grit = True Love

April 13th, 2017

- Sonar

- Anchor chain

April 12th, 2017

- Sebrings work on mast

- Preparing boat hull

April 11th, 2017

- Fight with the wind - neighborhood assistance

April 11th, 2017

- Processing boat hull

- Delivery Aries (self-steering system)

April 10th, 2017

- Delivery Outboard Motor

- Boat hull work on

April 9th - 10th, 2017

- Dinghy-Repair - the second

- Dinghy on board

April 8th, 2017

- Fill the ships hull

April 7th, 2017

- Solar panel frame

April 6th, 2017

- Mast electric (cable soldering)

April 6th, 2017 - Rigger (Sebring) visit

April 4th to 6th, 2017

- Seacocks

April 4th, 2017

- Delivery Liferaft

April 4th, 2017

- Seacocks

- Boat hull

April 3rd, 2017 – After having done a good job, have a look around

April 3rd, 2017

Seacocks inspection

- Hull work

April 2nd, 2017

- Dinghy repair

April 1st, 2017

- Various small work

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