Launch day is booked for the 27th. Only 18 days to go, and other than a major calamity I think we are going to be ready for the transport team. So how are we feeling? It is something of an emotional roller coaster. Fit-out is by its nature mentally demanding, as there are so many … Continue reading 18 days to go
I can't believe its nearly a full month since we finished external paint. As I write this it's hard to work out where the days have gone, but a lot of fiddly jobs have been tackled, as well as finishing up internal paintwork. I have learned that the days between big jobs can be swallowed … Continue reading Hatches, deck fittings, metalwork and painting the interior.
Its been a big few weeks since our last post. Some major decisions have been made and our bank account is much reduced as a result. First we ordered the portlights and overhead ventilation hatches for the sleeping cabins so that we would have them on hand to check for size, as we fit the … Continue reading Rig ordered
Since our last post, we have been focused on completing the internal fit-out to paint stage. After painting, we will fit the deck and build the turret. Our reasoning is that although our shelter has done an outstanding job, especially since we upgraded it (see The big top is back on. ) we are conscious that it … Continue reading Internal fitout #1