|Some fisherman came up to the boat while fishing and asked if I got a new boat, I said, "No, it's 38 years old, with the last 5 years of its life being restored. I extended it's life by 10 years and took away 10 from mine."|
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Mast is stepped
I hired a boom truck to step my mast a couple days ago. Everything went very smooth, even though I have never stepped a mast this large. The crane operator was good. He used nylon webbing only and started just above the winches around four cleats and put a half hitch there, then went up just above the spreaders and put another half hitch and one more half hitch about 6 feet from the top. No damage to even my windex. Pics below.