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How to repair rotted core – Easier method

Mayers Yacht Service has been making tremendous progress on the fiberglass work on the boat.  If you are new to this blog, by all means, check out the information already …

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Getting the mast ready for stepping

While the mast is sitting horizontal, we wanted to take full advantage of its easy reachability.  While a flag halyard and anchor light is to be mounted on the main …

Fiberglassing the Coachhouse Begins

Fiberglassing Continues

The work continues on the boat and progress is slow and steady. By the way, slow and steady is exactly the process we need. As the boatyard is doing the work, …

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Spreader Decisions and Deck fills

On DreamChaser the mizzen mast has upper and lower shrouds and a triadic stay that goes from the mizzen to the main, but the spreaders are not part of the …

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Removing all fixed ports and trim

Last week the yard was working on the deck and preparing the transitions between the gunwale and the deck as well as the deck to the coach house.  With the …

Featured Image - Boat in the Water Fiberglassing the decks

Fiberglassing the Deck (and where we are staying)

Last week we shared that we are going to be getting some fiberglass work done on the boat.  We are going to be doing the decks and coach house.  While …

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Splashdown – We are back in the water !

It has been a busy few weeks of work at the boatyard.  The yard has been working as have we.  We talked to the yard about getting the decks and …

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The Black paint goes on the hull and we sand, a LOT

This week the painting of the hull continues.  The yard did some finish work on the white paint and taped and masked off the boat for the second color.  We …

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The Hull gets paint and the Mast work starts

This week (Last week of November 2017) results in some significant progress on the boat. After the priming we done last week, it allowed any fairing of the hull or …

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Sanding the Hull, Priming and fairing the hull

Last week we hauled DreamChaser up onto the hard at Mayer Yacht Services in New Orleans.  We shared a little bit last week on why we chose Mike Mayers yard. …