Originally Posted by Harborless
So- an 80+ year old wooden boat with a length of 60' LWL in 26' seas and hurricane strength winds for days as well as the fact the boat dried out while undergoing engine refit makes WOOD FAILURE the MOST LIKELY SCENARIO.
Thank you come again.
Might be best to actually establish the fact
that the engine swap was done with the boat on the hard, no?
A series of photos on Dyche's Facebook page documenting the removal of the old engine would appear to indicate otherwise, showing the boat in the water, at Town Centre in Whangarei...