Category: Boat maintenance

  • Leaks around the propeller shaft

    Leaks around the propeller shaft

    I seem to be spending more time on maintenance and repairs than sailing, at least for the past two to three years. But it’s an old boat, and I like to keep her in good shape. March 2021, it was time to take her up for cleaning and new bottom paint. The stuffing box has […]

  • Teak deck renovation continued (and completed) 2020

    Last year I restored most of the teak deck, but did not finish on the starboard side. That was the job for this spring. As usual, I was a bit too optimistic about the time. The boat wintered in the marina, under canvas. This gave some challenges as to when and how I could work. […]