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Grampian 23 sailboat

Project lists and wish lists.

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Work list and Wish list

This represents my work list. It is rather lengthy and because of my wanting to sail as much as possible, may take a while to whittle down.
Last update - 2007

This page updated on 12 April 2007
Recore deck and cabin-top.  - 2006
Finish seams left from recore job. -  2006
Replace rotten plywood in cabin. - 2006
New head, holding tank, sink, etc.  - 2006
Replumb the plumbing. - 2006
Fix the keel. 2006
Dry out and fibreglass rudder. - 2006
Paint top-sides. - 2006
Paint inside of cabin. 2006
Paint bottom. 2006
Did I mention paint everthing? - 2006
Replace gaskets around cabin windows. - Received from Holland Marine Products, Toronto, Ont. - Used butyl caulk and adhesive as the gasket was too big in all dimensions. Perhaps other Grampians use this bigger gasket. 2006
Inspect existing gudgeon and pintles and install stronger/larger ones if needed.  replaced the existing lower gudgeon bolts with larger new ss  - 3/8" vs. 1/4" - 2006
Inspect standing rigging. Inspected 2006
Replace turnbuckles. Replaced all six with used open body type 2006
Replace running rigging. 2006
Re-install stanchions and lifelines. 2006.
Install bow pulpit. - 2006
Re-cover or replace cushions throughout boat. - To be priced. Sunbrella fabric  purchased 3 July 2006. $26.00 a yard, 54in wide.
Reconfigure galley; add space for cooler or install icebox. Nah. Not this time.
Rewire the boat.- Not at this time (I have moved all electrics around, though. Batteries to starboard, new 1-2-All switch, panel and lights).
Strenghten cockpit locker cover. Not at this time.
Install portholes in hanging locker and head. Not at this time
Craft Lexan/plexiglass into forward hatchcover. Not this time.
Install Nicro vent over head. Not this time.
Install anchor roller on bow. Not this time.

Wish list.
Wishes                                                   Granted
Dinghy.                     (Repaired and re-launched March 2004)
GPS.                        (Magellan SportTrak - Christmas 2005!)
Handheld VHF radio.  (Got it March 2004)
VHF radio.                 (Got this in July 2004 - long term loaner)
Masthead VHF aerial. (Have the aerial, getting the coax cable.)
Windex windvane.       (Got this in June 2006 - to be installed)
Larger engine.            (Evinrude 9.9hp 4 stroke w/ electric start; alternator. March 2006)
Solar panels. Preferably flexible. (Got a Volkswagen trickle charger which works great! September 2007)
Charts. (Can never have too many!)
Masthead combo running/anchor light.