Much of this week’s work on Blue Heeler is more of the same, but a few new jobs have commenced. Problems with the rudder bush having to be re-machined a mere 0.3mm as we couldn’t get the rudder in. Otherwise all good and on track. Click on the pictures to learn more. Enjoy!
Cockpit grate much stronger than before.
The red dots illustrate the hundreds of screw-holes on deck. Our new teak deck no longer has screws.
Work on bimini begins
Bimini is made from fibreglass covered foam
Nai oversees workers as they lift the bimini roof for its initial sizing
Caulking complete… final sanding next week.
The lacquer on the cabin lamps was looking a little shabby…
After a soak in hot water and a firm rub…
..all four lamps come up dazzling!
Wayne’s in the engine room and couldn’t survive without the flow of cool air
Local junk yard dog while on a walk into Rasada a few kms down the road.
The local supermarket within Boat Lagoon has everything we need.
Work begins on the davit
New grate in cockpit – 100% on the old one.
Worker at Tavisuwan Engineering cleaning up the rudder skeg bearing after machining it to size. Notice his safety Crocs..