A sailboat is supposed to be in the water, isn’t it? And once you put it on land, all kinds of stresses and loads appear that weren’t there when she was floating.
Do you know how to check your boat hull? It’s an unnerving moment when you get to see your hull out of the water, especially after two years with no haul-out.
How to prepare for boat haul out? What should you do before you haul your boat, and how can you be best prepared? We list the jobs that you should do before you get there in the first of our boatyard mini series
So before we went back in the water Jamie checked the seacocks, right? Yeah, but one decided to fail while we were in the water. On the bright side, better it fail here than out at sea…