Sailboats are seldom hauled out to do one job. And we know that once we start looking seriously underneath SY Esper, all kinds of problems we hadn’t anticipated will reveal themselves and get added to that ever-expanding list.
It takes a big man to admit his mistakes and Jamie’s a big man.
Prop shaft problems develop as we try to pull the cutlass bearing from the p-bracket. Will we have to replace the drive shaft?
Removing the drive shaft (prop shaft) on SY Esper is never easy and always takes a while to get right. It’s a delicate process, but sometimes you just need a hammer.
Servicing a Max-Prop is no easy task because don’t make life easy for the hapless cruiser. In this episode Jamie explains how to dismantle one…
So far, Malaysia has been kind to us in allowing sailboats and crew to stay here without visas. The latest RMCO (Recovery Movement Control Order) finishes 31st December and we are hoping the government will extend the same courtesy until it finishes.