Lots and lots of projects

Nav Station and Electrical new electrical switch panelInstall LEDs in cabin fixtures
mount ham radio and antenna
mount radar
Mount radar console
inspect and repair electrical system: inprogress    removed sub panel and reassigned some circuits.  Lots of fiddling around here.
relocate battery 1 completed nov 2011
locate and repair speed log located nov 1 2011 looks like it just needs to be cleaned of bottom paint!  clean and test.  Looked at this and tested good.  Just need a piece of rg58 about 25 feet and some bnc connecters.
build nav seat.   essentially a booster seat that brings me up to a comfortable working hight for the Nav Station.
get some solar panels
Add a wind generator (incorporate this into the design of the new stern rail.
sort our electrical panel work in progress as of november 2011
feed for auto helm completed october
broken and damaged wire starboard side near nav station.  there is one three wire and one brown single that are broken here.
move ground for switch for bilge 1 so that it shows up on amp meter
install auto sw for bilge found that it was already there.
fix lite above cooler completed october 2011
fix port side lite aft of table completed october 2011
Fix speed log
relocate vhf radio to nav station
remove old radio
install ham radio and tuner and swr meter
install holders for antena

rebuild head pump
trim around shower pan
shower curtain hold back
Fix sliding doors
Install shower head.

fix spreader lights
fix steaming light
replace velcrow on sail cover
inspect all standing rigging
Sand and paint lower part of mast
make fabric cover for lower part of mast.

Hull and Deck
paint deck
design and Build swim platform for stern
sketch design for solar panel support and davit system
reconfigure stern rail to accommodate swim platform entry, wind generator, solar panel support, davits, rear bimini and side curtains, attachment for middle bimini, antena mount for spare vhf, ham, fm, gps etc.
get lettering for name on transom.
backing blocks for sheaves
repair or replace bow roller
fix leak in starboard scupper
fix Dodger zipper
Replace velcro on part of Bimini as needed
build boarding ladder for side boarding.   wood or ss?
repair rear emergency ladder, replace step and add stand off’s
check and service all thru hulls and hoses
cut polish hull
make new canvas cover for mast hole
sketch design for hard dodger
Relocate main winch (this will eliminate the need to have the reversing sheaves. winches removed jan 2nd 2012
ctol combing rail
paint rub strip
Paint water line and boot top.   or possibly just clean for this year.
antifouling paint
Repair ding in bow
locate and install used windless for anchor, chain and rope rode

Galley Projects
build rack for wine glasses  etc
build spice rack for main bulkhead
Insulate back of ice box
Repair rotted part of counter top and hold cover
Move drawer to starboard side under nav table
behind stove arrangement
ice box access and location of condenser
Make cutting board to fit in sinks,  needs to be 12 by 16 and have a small ridge to hold in sink.  Also should have a hole to scrape cuttings into sink. on container held under cutting board.
shelves under sink
build cupboards and or shelves behind and above stove.
build dividers for food storage starboard side
replace foot pump
Look for a compressor that would work with the condenser that i have.
Close off area behind galley and insulate/sound barrier
make new seals/cover for ice box
find a deeper sink . It would be good to still have two sinks, but with one that is substantially deeper.
make storage bin in counter top to left of sinks. this is currently wasted space.
move sliding doors from galley to port side shelf. This would make much more easy access in the galley as well providing additional space to store things out of site. The back of galley should be very carefully organized so as to not to include things needed when the stove is lit.
Convert stove over to LPG  Nov 9   talked to tasco people.  they advised that it would cost about 500 to do the conversion.   this is cost prohibitive now.   I think i will stay with the cng and look for sources. found out that i can get a fill in providence RI for $20

Engine and Mechanical

check and lubricate steering system
inspect and lubricate centerboard lanyard system
repair extra fuel tank and install in port quarter
insulate engine compartment
find oil leak in engine. Make safety sump  Use USB camera to inspect
Power Wash engine compartment and paint
engine hours counter. Repair or replace
temp sensor and sender the sender was replaced in september
sensor still does not work. looks like i will need to create a separate circuit with an alarm for this
alternator. Repair internal regulator or replace e with external. Priced new one. On order November 2011

Main Cabin and Accommodations

make triangular cushion for v berth
build book case somewhere.
make finish moldings for inside
fix fiddles on table. Make deep fiddle for matress
Fit and install sliding doors on port side make curtains install valance and curtains

Heating System

replace stove pipe  damper
smoke stack
look for hydronic heating system
Locate and install a car heater and hook to engine


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