Cotton and Oakum are pounded into the seams under the waterline
Alexa Stern helps paint the floorboards
Seam compound is spread into the seams ontop of the primed cotton and oakum
Screw holes are filled with fairing compound
The new oars are brought out of their boxes and tested for fit
The rope chafe guards are pretty cool!
The old drain hole is covered
You can see here that she is holding water! A sign that the cotton and caulking is doing its job.
The new drain plug thru hull is installed
Two fresh coats of green bottom paint are rolled on
The topsides are primed with red lead
The first coat of semi gloss white is brushed on to the topsides by Alexa Stern
Here she is on the trailer with one more coat of topsides paint to go!