FITTING A RAIN CATCHER & DODGER UPDATE!

Preparations for the passage east to Alaska continue in the yard

With all your experience and knowledge this blogging and video channel malarkey is a real two-way street… we took your advice to retro-fit that rain-catcher onto the dodger roof. Thank you for sharing your words of wisdom with us, you are an amazing bunch of supporters!

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And look who’s back. Yes, Ton’s working on the rain-catcher design, and after years of Jamie asking him questions on camera this time he speaks.

There is still a lot to do before we will be ready to make the Pacific crossing. The old bimini and sprayhood rails came off, and nuts and bolts were removed. Access wasn’t easy, and it turned into a two-man (or rather a one-woman-one-man) job – we spared you the swearing this time! With holes through the deck all round Esper’s cockpit, the paint team got to work filling, faring and painting…

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NOTE: Liz has been called back to the UK to see her 91 year old dad, Henry, who’s not doing too well. She will continue to update the blog from the UK and Jamie will keep the work on track in Thailand. We will ensure that our weekly videos continue to be posted…

Peace and fair winds, friends!

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