What a weekend. It has been a roller coster trip of emotions.
It was great to see how you get closer and closer to a result, deeply frustrating how much time a single task took and a challenge to overcome setbacks and obstacles. There is a wonderful song from the german singer Andreas Burani (‚Hey’) which helps perfectly in these situations: …Don’t stop on brocken glass, you just have to walk forward…
We had enough of these…
Things that have been accomplished:
- cable routing at mess room
- solar panel connected, solar cell protector integrated
- navigation panel connected and installed
- auto pilot course computer connected
- VHF radio connected
- rudder covers constructed and installed
- zinc anode mounted
- antifouling on propeller
- name logo sticked to stern
- genoa tracks mounted
- and many, many small other things
As expected, not all tasks have been completed. I would never ever have believed, that I would draw cables literally at the last possible day, once I had started on the electric – but I did.
Key is, no knock out tasks are open. The VHF antenna is not connected, some covers will have to mounted and most obvious: The mess room ceiling cover is not present. The last one, will probably be done by a boat service in about 2 weeks.
Still some tasks to deliver but now with a smaller pressure.
We will see her on Thursday again, for the first time in the water after the refit. So the next post will present her afloat.