Little Boat, Big Dreams

Our ODay30, "Sanctuary," is still on the hard in Reedville, VA, waiting for warmer weather and some glass-work to the keel.

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Going Slowly

13 September 2021
Lawrence Bird
The progress is barely discernable, but there it one looks closely. I'm not much of a whizz at this, so I read a lot, ask questions and then go slowly, very slowly -- plus it has been blazing hot, and I've found that 70-somethings don't have the stamina of 20-somethings. Oh well this is a several day effort -- still using G-Flex 655, with a base layer of 10oz glass followed by a layer of 1708 with the same G-Flex... now to do this all along the hull/keel joint and then add several layers... more to come (I hope).
Vessel Name: Sanctuary
Vessel Make/Model: Oday-30 -- sloop
Hailing Port: Colonial Beach, Virginia, USA
C [...]
"Sanctuary," is esthetically better maintained than "Wings" (our previous Bristol 24) and of course noticeably larger, with two foot wider beam and almost six more feet of length, but not so large we've fallen into a large maintenance trap -- we hope. Despite a metaphoric barnacle or two, [...]