James cam through and of course did in two days, what would take me months, assuming I even had the skills.
He made a boom gallows our of Star-board. It looks incredible and changes the entire look of the boat. My solar cells are protected and I don't really need a toping lift anymore. James also fixed all the broken latches and replace the more cover latches with ones that wont rattle.
I have been busy experimenting with Bow seats. I came up with the idea to use rod holders to support the seat and also let me remove them. Its all perfect, except my cutting skills with Star-board. I will look for an off the shelf product or wait for James' next trip to have him cut some.
There is a broken tip off the molded aluminium block for the steering gear. I noticed it this winter but am not sure how long its been that way.
I need to contact Sandy for the location for parts. Hopefully it will last the summer.
Still have a lot to do, but am making progress. While I have been tinkering on the boat, Bonnie has tiled a customer's bathroom, started on a second, helped Casey move to Ashley's old room, repainted and converted the old bedroom to an office, and will probably have the old office into a bedroom before the boat touches the water in May. Of course Bonnie does rest now and then. For a breather she mows, plants flowers, landscapes the yard and grows spices.
Cant wait to hit the water!