Month: April 2017

Battle of the Bilge

April 20, 2017  Hours spent building to date:  3,702 At this point in the project I am battling for every minute, every inch of ground, because my friend Chris Keenan of Essex Marine Services arrives at 10 am Tuesday to pull the Tardis out of the shop and in for her engine. So looming large on

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Punch List

April 17, 2017  Hours spent building to date:  3,681 Still planning to get the boat out of the shop and to the engine installer next week, so a lot is going on: — Had to finish all the wiring in the console so I could pull the steering system wires, so the chartplotter now works

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What’s Wrong with This Picture?

April 8, 2017  Hours spent building to date:  3,629 Tim Lackey is an incredibly talented restorer of “good old boats.”  He can take a tired, beat-up boat from the dawn of the fiberglass era and make it better-than-new in terms of looks, systems and strength.  I am a wooden boat guy, but 90% of what

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