SailNet Community - ECS-IB30's Album: An older boat needs Love too!
An older boat needs Love too!
1981 Islander Bahama that fell on hard times - the process begins
miss beppie
Launch day is finally here
Family and friend celebrate launch day - this is what its all about
The smiles say it all
While the engine is out - BilgeKote cleans up the engine bay nicely
New water pump for on-board fresh water system
New AC and DC panels ready to button up
she's home!  now the work begins!
Some of the damage - definitely need professional help here
WOW - about 5 years of growth and neglect
Fresh paint (Emron) new filters, hoses, water pump, belt, etc - ready to go
After a good scrubbing
Removing the engine
Old floor - I think we'll keep it as the sub-floor - its ugly but solid
New floor being fit - don't forget the hatches
All buttoned up
New windows from Mark Plastics in CA
Some repair work needed - bit of ply and some epoxy should clean this up
PO's attempt to resolve leak - as we all learn the problem needs to be fixed correctly - from the outside!
custom strut bearing install tool
new bearing installed
OEM windows with serious crazing
Sails Flying!
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