Wednesday, 24 July 2013

The short list of work to be done during this refit?

Vac out boat from stem to stern and remove all loose boards.
Wash down inside of boat.
Sort out aft port side chain plate as it is leaking badly.
Take out chain out of locker and get rope spliced and then marked out depth with thin line.
Rub down all paint work on inside and outside of boat from stem to stern.
Paint out bilge with grey bilge paint and white gloss on cabin hull sides.
Paint out cockpit all over.
Make new seats for cockpit and make locker under seats and re site bilge pump and fit new skin fitting for both pumps.
Make new locker bases for under seat lockers in cabin.
Make and fit new trims in cabin.
Sort out washboards in cabin and fixings for trims.
Make and fit top of transom trim.
Make complete new fore hatch and fit new skylight in top.
Make new cabin sides and front and cabin roof.
Refit roof hand rails and refit hatch and new runners.
Sort out water system and fit new sink
Varnish all toe rails and rubbing skates and cabin sides.
Fit VHF and sort out wiring for engine and other things, such as lights depth and speed instruments and compass light.
Get new battery x 2
Sort out fuel system so it is better managed.
Fix to mast navigation light at top and sort out VHF cable.
Make up switch panel.
Switch over compass and fire extinguisher and fit switch panel to starboard bulkhead ahead of cooker.
Fix in position cross trees so they do not move when mast is rigged.
Re site GPS so it can be read easily in cockpit and interface with depth and speed if possible and wiring up to boat supply so it does not run on batteries alone.
Get more ballast about 300cwt ?
Make cabin side trims to fit over frames and fix to bulkheads.
Fit shore supply to boat for charging batteries and using 240 volts gear.
Sort out tops of aft end of cabin bulkheads so that they are the same.
Fit under deck lighting for use in beds and heads.
Fit third floor bearer in cockpit to stop floor boards moving.
Fix aft Samson posts in position.
Sort out cockpit and cabin side trims to new shape.
Sort deck edge and grind back and epoxy edges to seal.
Make new boom and mast support.
Re-varnish mast and spars and sort out rigging and other items on boom and gaff.
Make up new corner pieces for front and back corners of cabin sides.
Trims round deck joint of Samson post on fore deck.
Sort out cleats for jibs and main sheet to make easier to use.
Fit oil light to front of cabin bulkhead.
Re-site water filler to deck?
Fit new cloak and barometer
P.S. just a short list to get on with for the moment.