It’s gonna get uglier before it gets pretty. We got up at the crack of dawn today, about 7:15, because they were scheduled to wash down our boat at about 8:15. We were just finishing breakfast when they started.
Once that was done, we got to work. First we had to clear off the decks of all the accumulation. So, we put the dinghy together and stowed all the various deck stuff inside and then tarped it over. Fortunately, they’re not calling for any rain for at least a week.
My day was spent getting rid of the old green boot top which wasn’t sticking to the gel coat very well. This is part of preparation for painting new bottom paint a bit further up the sides. I think it’ll be about 2″ higher than the existing boot top (primer-colored strip in the picture). Then we’ll paint a new black boot top above that.
We certainly can’t complain about the weather. It was bright and sunny and warm. Just a little breeze. Supposed to be as good or better all week.
PS: cell service is terrible here in the yard in case you’ve been trying to get hold of us.
We finally knocked off work about 7:00 PM (no lunch break) and just finished showering. Now it’s time for something to eat and a little brew to wash it down. We earned it today.