Monday, April 27, 2009

Fairing and repainting a Flying Scot

I will be blogging regularly about this year’s refurbishment of Flying Scot 338. Last weekend I removed all of the hardware including rub rails. This weekend I removed the centerboard (with the help of the club hoist). Launched the 338 onto dry land – a very unnaturally feeling. And, with the help of 3 club members, flipped the hull onto low sawhorses. Next up, cutting the bad balsa out of the aft deck and removing the bottom paint. I feel itchy already.

Take a look at that centerboard. I got a chance to give it a close inspection while we were…uh…sideways a few weeks ago. I think I see why light air has never been kind to us!

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