We’re marking time now, waiting for the end of COVID-19 lockdown (or essential travel permits) to enable out-of-Auckland rigger to attend with rigging.
Month: October 2021
Corrections and tweaks
Chainplates, and other tinkering
Original chainplates, painted and polished.
Mast shown is just a stump, for visualisation.
The real mast …
Then there’s the topsail spars, of cedar (ballooner pole to come).
The rudderstock cap has been engraved …
Stops to be fabricated, to prevent winch socket spinning into the booby hatch sides.
Brass navigation lights acquired.
Meanwhile, Rogue’s restoration gets some publicity, in the Classic Yacht Association’s insert at pages 58-59 in the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron’s Breeze magazine (Issue 237, Sep-Oct 2021).
Oh, and I came across a photo of the pater familias.
Hallelujah, an inspection tour!
Comments are superfluous, except to observe (re)construction work nearly is done, bar nonskid on deck and a few final bits and pieces.
And some sundry items.