Finally, GRP repairs complete! Well finally after about 80+ hours of hard slog I can now say that I have completed one part of Wanda's restoration. The internal structural repairs to the shell have been completed; that part of Wanda's damage has been dealt with and restored with great care and ... Read More about Structural GRP repairs complete!
Grinding GRP Well it's been a busy month but I'm pleased to say significant progress has been made. I had a visit to Australia for a few weeks, but since being back I have been able to put in 40+ hours a week. Most of this time has been spent grinding GRP; that is working on the interior shell to ... Read More about things are moving in the right direction
My excuses... Wow, it has been such a long time since my last post. I have been considering what to do with the blog for a while. It's probably no surprise that I have found I get more people watching the you tube videos I post than people reading this blog. In fact it's probably only my Mum ... Read More about Time to catch up
Grit Blasting I have been away for a few weeks to take care of a few things and attend a good friends wedding in Phuket. In the time I have been away the grit blasting company was able to work on Wanda. I was disappointed to have been away when it was done - I imagine it to have been a noisy affair ... Read More about Grit Blasting the hull
Bilge Oil Residue Last weekend i lifted out all the water hoses and cabling. Now it's time to tackle that oil residue. It's black, tacky and smells like tar. I'm still not sure if it is diesel residue or oil. Either way it needs to be cleaned up now so that I can see any further damage to the shell ... Read More about Cleaning the bilge