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Is it really November? (Monday 2nd November to Sunday 8th November 2015)

Summary – This week has been absolutely geogeous! Tuesday was a bit wet but the rest of the week has been lovely, warm and with clear blue skies. 1,533 more words

Refurbished Outboard Bracket

After two months I got the outboard bracket back from the Stainless guys. The initial design of the bracket had two mayor flaws: the first was the thickness of the bolts used to attach the bracket to the transom and the second the ability (or lack there of) to keep the outboard set at different heights. 86 more words

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The Blue Shad

If I think of catching elf my memory goes way back to when we lived in George. My dad used to target them at a place called “Skuins klip” between Victoria bay and “Leentjies klip”. 1,765 more words


New Stern Rail Design

I have decided to have a new stern rail build since the old one looks a bit rough around the edges (pun intended). I really like the current design where there is a seat incorporated for one to sit on when operating the outboard motor. 143 more words

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Finishing the Companionway and Washboards.

I have been planning on varnishing the companionway and washboards for weeks. However it seems that I won’t get a decent enough weather window since cold fronts keep rolling in and the temperature stays in the 12 – 16 degrees Celsius range. 54 more words

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visual art

Year 2015. “Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.” Julia Morgan