This last Saturday, at the lighting of the Cathlamet downtown lights and Christmas Tree, the winning ticket for last year’s TSCA Salt Bay Skiff was chosen. The winner was a family from Skamakowa!! Skamakowa is the town just 6 miles west of Cathlamet. When the skiff was delivered the family was beyond excited. They live…
Today, I took 80grit and knocked off the high spots of the fiberglass 6oz cloth. Then, I mixed West 410 fairing compound and filled all glassed areas.
Today the inter chines, transom and stem were glassed in with6oz cloth. Also all screw holes were filled.
I was going to wait till the spring of 2020 to paint “Slough Coot” our Dudley Dix Cape Henry 21’s bottom with anti foul paint. Yesterday around noon it turn out to be a 60 degree sunny day. So I pulled the boat out of the shop, sanded and applied a nice coat of red…
Today the clamps and screws were removed. I did a rough sanding to prep for fiberglassing the inter chines, transom and stem.
This last week I varnished all exterior brightwork. I also moved a cam-cleat and fairlead on the port upper deck for the new staysail furler line.
This last week I did my yearly maintenance to “Slough Coot”. A complete exterior sanding and paint job to her superstructure and hull. The bottom paint will be done outside next spring.