Archives for March 2012

Rebuilding Whale Watching Tenders Part 11

Ready to Repair October 16, 2011 Repairing Port Side of Pec We started the day disassembling the repair that we dry fit the night before, then Gene went to work vacuuming the pieces of wood and solvent wiping the repair area while I gathered … [Read more...]

West Coast Trailer Sailing Squadron Pelican Bay Gathering March 2012

The West Coast Trailer Sailing Squadron is a group of Florida sailors who like to gather in different locations to camp out on small boats. I have been aware of the group for several years, but have never made it to one of their cruises. At the … [Read more...]

WaterTribe Everglades Challenge 2012 Start

Kayak and sailing fleets depart from Fort Desoto Park beach Beach at Daybreak Daybreak at Fort Desoto Park looked rather ominous for adventurous racers setting off on the 2012 WaterTribe Everglades Challenge and concurrent events. Low … [Read more...]

Rebuilding Whale Watching Tenders Part 10

Gusset Deck Underside October 7, 2011 More Lamination and Sanding on Pec To take the picture at right, I stuck my camera up underneath the deck pointing aft toward the new gusset. You can see the different layers of fiberglass underneath the core … [Read more...]