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I also bought new sails from FX Sails:





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The first winter I tried to make the outside look decent. Last winter was the inside. Here is what I started with. The PO had tabbed in a bunch of shelves, plus some plywood chunks into the glass liner. Very poorly I might add. That, plus all the plywood below was rotten:



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I scraped and sanded for days after ripping out all the plywood bulkheads. the polyester resin from the tabbing was a real bitch:




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After painting it came out pretty good:

I replaced the compression post with 2 posts and a bridge. I also made new cushions:


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I made some cockpit cushions while I was at it:

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Replacing the bulkheads in the bilge and under the cockpit was fun:



Getting cleaned up a little:


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Eventually it started to look pretty good. It took a lot of grinding to remove all the old tabbing.


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I cut some new bulkheads from 1/4" sheet fiberglass and tabbed them in.



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We have really been enjoying the boat this summer. Bored yet?




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A few more because I can't resist:


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