DECKS

CANVAS IS REMOVED
CANVAS IS REMOVED

After almost 50 years, the canvas covered decks needed to be redone. Ripping the canvas up went easily, as the glue had lost its purchase.

PULPIT REMOVED
PULPIT REMOVED

This pulpit was installed by a previous owner to make anchoring easier. Its style is incongruous with the bow design, so it was eventually removed to expose the bow plate.

NEW SURFACE
NEW SURFACE

With rub rails and toe rails removed, the deck is coated with Gaco, a rubberized compound that has non-skid properties.

RUB RAIL REINSTALLED
RUB RAIL REINSTALLED

All mahogany pieces were stripped and varnished. We contemplated removing the hatch covers which had original canvas underneath them, but decided to pass.

CABIN CORNERS
CABIN CORNERS

Exposed to Alaskan winters took its toll. Both forward corners needed replacement.

CABIN SUPPORT
CABIN SUPPORT

Starboard support between windows needed replacement.

TEAK WALK-AROUND DECKS
TEAK WALK-AROUND DECKS

The teak was still in good shape and only needed to be sanded and varnished.

PARTS TO BE RE-CHROMED
PARTS TO BE RE-CHROMED

Deck rails, cleats and various other bronze fittings are dropped off at the metal finisher to be re-chromed.