Posted by: Alan Richards | September 20, 2009

Day 158 – 20 September 2009 – What’s Next?

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We are approaching a milestone.  The “Whiskey Plank” is the last plank to complete a ship’s hull and traditionally an occasion for a celebration.  It will not be whiskey in our case because I do not drink, but a celebration is in order for this turning point.  We will soon be turning her over to work on the inside.

IMG_0265Naturally you start thinking ahead to the next steps and to when she will be finished and you can go out on the water, perhaps by next spring.  The weather has cooled down and going out sailing, or rowing, or even just  floating, seems appealing.  It is possible to envision it now.

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