Time for an update here:

Dinghies :


Not mine I don’t think, one for sale

Fireball X 2

505 X 3

Achilles 24

Bavaria 770

Hallberg Rassy 312 (current)

Aquarius, a Bavaria 770 from 1980.

This was how Aquarius look when I first saw her, April 2015 in Hellevoetsluis. Really in rather a sad state.
When we pulled her out of the water surprise, Osmosis in the underwater areas.
The initial peeling.
First “layer” peeled but more needed to come off to get back to good laminate.
First and second layer of peel.
How to strip an engine in the living room.
The cause of the engine failure, a corroded exhaust port in #1. This was replaced with a new insert by a superb small business just outside Rye.
Cockpit area showing how it was and the start of the superb job done by Dick monk of teak decking.
And how the decking looked at completion.