Atlas – winter maintenance continues

Our secretary showing he can hold an angle grinder as well as a pen!

Our secretary showing he can hold an angle grinder as well as a pen!

Today we took some angle grinders to wire brush the rust and grunge off the hull below the rubbing strake, and applied a coat of bitumen.

Blacking on the starboard side nearly finished

Blacking on the starboard side nearly finished

Next Saturday there will be another work party to finish the blacking, and do some preparation work on the cabin sides.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fitting the new gunwales

Fitting the new gunwales

Tony Friar welding in the new gunwales

Tony Friar welding in the new gunwales

Meanwhile Tony Prior was cutting and fitting the new steel gunwales.

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