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View of starboard window.

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Starboard view with detail of water catchment .

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Mast step and sanded foredeck.

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Rear ventilation baffles. 

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Top view of Little Cruiser .  Note the four water ballast tanks.

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View of port bow, and the damage caused by sea ice when Matt froze in for the winter in Cape Cod!

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Centerboard and rudder blade with edges covered in kevlar.

.: Microcruiser Refit

There was considerable rot damage to Swamp Thing .  We first began our repairs by digging out and grinding away all the troublesome areas.  Then these spots were  saturated with unthickened epoxy resin.  Next, new wood and fiberglass cloth were used to rebuild the affected parts.


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Rot in area of upper gungeon.

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Rot to stern and rear deck.

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Rot in stem.

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Finished repair to deck after MANY layers of glass.

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Completed repair to stern.

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Toe rail replaced and more repair to deck on starboard side.

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View of boat from the bow.  Note repair to coaming, which was delaminated, and stem.  The coaming will receive several layers of glass cloth to replace the missing layer of plywood veneer.
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