Scupper 259

Boat:

Sea Breeze (FKA Scupper), a 1978 Legnos Mystic 30' Cutter

Schedule:

This project was completed in several phases over two years to meet the owner’s schedule.

Early Phase:  Hardware removal and early assessment
September 2017
Early Phase Hours:  26.75

Phase 1: Dismantling, surface prep, systems removal, repairs, structural work
March 16, 2018 – November 16, 2018 (Discontinuous)
Phase 1 Hours:  315

Phase 2: Interior, systems, and more
January 23, 2019 – June 21, 2019
Phase 2 Hours:  665.5

Phase 3:  Electrical, electric motor, plumbing,  final exterior finishing, and everything else
October 18, 2019 – March 27, 2020
Phase 3 Hours:  681.75

Scope of Project:  Comprehensive refit, including deck repairs, repower, interior makeover, hull work, and systems

Project Complete:  1689 Total Hours

Initial Pre-Project Inspection Report and Observations

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March 10, 2020

Scupper 259

Tuesday

After a trip out into the world to drop off the transom template at the sign shop, I spent a little time aboard the boat to install new ring pulls on the table top storage bin.  The new pulls were slightly larger in overall diameter than the old, though the same as the pulls I’d installed in the cabin sole hatches, so I had to enlarge the recess by just a bit, which I did with a Forstner bit in a drill press.  Afterwards, installation was straightforward.

Somehow, the boat and table had made it 42 years without someone installing a way to secure the table leaves when lowered; the banging leaves drove me crazy in only a matter of seconds even with the boat on the hard.  To deal with this, I installed a pair of simple brass hooks to secure the leaves in place when lowered, tightly against the table frame at the aft end.

I sanded and prepped the companionway boards and tiller for their next coats of varnish, but was awaiting new varnish so I postponed the application till later.

Total time billed on this job today:   2.5 hours

0600 Weather Observation:  32°, mostly cloudy.   Forecast for the day:  Mostly cloudy, 55°