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.

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