Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Re: Show me your sailboat's interior
Thanks Smack...it's just that institutional yellow man...it's not so bad when I am on her...don't bother me as much then...I'm so happy then it do'nt matter...
Yep, you have the same problem I had about 2 years(!) ago now.. Lime/yellow must have been a popular colour once. FWIW, here's a "before" pic to match the above:
Don't get too disheartened - you have a lot of potential there!! My advice is to get a can of decent white sealer/undercoat and some masking tape from the local hardware store and start up forward and work back, covering up any to-be-varnished areas (like the table and post) as you go.
It's a good weekend's work, but the interior will feel brighter and you'll then be more enthused to do the varnishing and then sand/paint the interior properly on off weekends and over winter without losing time on the water and without being embarrased about the colour.
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"