After a week of playing chicken with the rain clouds and despite three broken Chinese paint guns, we finally completed spraying on new gelcoat! She looks amazing even with the 100’s of bugs now adding character to her topsides…
We are getting painfully close to the finish. It’s suppose to rain all weekend so the painting wil [...]
Port engine is in and bolted to the saildrive! Rudders are aligned and we are almost done prepping the topsides for new flowcoat/gelcoat. Tomorrow we tape and dropcloth. We’re getting close to the big launch! Stay tuned! Here are some pics from the day. Cheers
Thanks again for the help Craig and Kurt!!
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Quixotic is officially seaworthy again! We are almost done fairing, sanding, and preparing the hulls for paint this coming week. The interior is completely painted and looks incredible. The crossbeam is back on and the rig tuned, the baby stay chainplate area has been reinforced and re-installed. The stanchions and pulpits have been straighte [...]
For those of you who aren’t aware, we have sold our beloved Ellie to our friend Kurt Roll of San Diego; he will be taking possession here in Fiji in a couple weeks. So….since we lose our floating home mid-July, it’s imperative that we can live on Quixotic by the time Ellie sells. With that timeline in mind, we have been work [...]