Boat Maintenance help needed

In November 2015 “Forget me Not” went on dock at Ashton Packet Boat Co to have her skeg re-fitted, bottom caulked, shoeing and ice plating renewed and propeller rfurbished ready for lots more Hazel Rejuvenated towing and recycling trips in coming years. Boat fans in the Northwest, here’s a rare opportunity to

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Tanks

Martin was working on “Hazel”s ‘black water. tank today. Leaks are not permitted. I’ve been trying to work out how to arrange the bedrooms to get various quarts into pint pots.

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4 more planks

The last couple of days have been great. We steamed two planks yesterday and 2 planks today. There was a great turnout of volunteers and the weather was brilliant. Today we dug our way into the wood store and extracted some oak boards, left over from work on “Lilith” and

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We’ll be steaming more planks on Friday and Saturday. we’re pretty much ready now. I’m off to Liverpool tomorrow to get oakum from the Liver Grease Oil & Chemical Company. http://www.livergreaseltd.co.uk/ 

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A good day

After a bit of a slow down through the winter, work on “Hazel” is picking up speed. We’re now 3 planks up, that’s halfway up, though we’re past halfway at the ends as there’s an extra half a plank at each end. We’ve steamed 16 planks, 12 more to go.

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