Aft deck

Fair back lazarette gratings; bevel and fit to hull. Brush on two topcoats to deck ply inner layer, deck beams and hull. Make, glue in and fair back hull repair.

Glue in and screw deck beams. Mount bridle and rudderpost/deck beam, through bolting. Make transom blocking template. Make, glue on and fair transom blocking fairing. Rip, fit, and scarf top layer of deck ply. Prepare for, glue and staple on the three layers of deck ply.


Aft deck and lazarette hatches

Make rudder post/box bridle. Capture nut in sampson post. Bore for and bolt rudder post to doubled deck beams, and sampson post to aft deck beam. Everdure all holes, counterbores, bridle blocks and new inner planking. Prime and undercoat new inner planking, repairs, deckbeams, hoop, sheerclamp, and inner deck ply. Remove through hulls. Fair rudder box top to deck beams. Trial fit cockpit. Dry fit beams and screws. Fit new rivets as required. Make lazarette grating templates. Machine gratings and frames. Assemble and glue up.

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