'Chortle' is our new family sailing boat. She is a Sadler 29, with bilge keels, twin skinned and polyurethane filled hull (apparently unsinkable) and was built in 1984. She has received considerable amounts of TLC this summer, a refurbishment infact from dad and we now begin our adventures.
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
The engine was lifted in yesterday with the help of john our saltyseadog friend who has effectively provided helpful and considered advice throughout our sailing adventures, his sagely advice is much appreciated specially when he so effortlessly points out what will be the failing factor. And the engine cupeling to the prop shaft matched with little engine mount adjustments. The pee bracket on the prop was glassed in place solidly thankfully its over heating of resin did not go to far beyond some surface bubblies. John did ask before i started what was the max thickness could i build it up!