It’s been a while since the last big event. And this one has been eagerly awaited for months. Perception was hauled out onto the hard. We finally saw her belly IRL, for the very first time. And what a sight. She sure is a solid lady. After six months of […]
Here is a quick update on the dismantling of Perception. So far we have stripped out all interior structures from the aft cabin, port head, galley and workroom. The workroom has the hydraulic steering in place that will have to be moved down the line as well as the cable […]
Mike received a call, warning him that Perception’s starboard bow fairlead had come undone. He rushed down to check and found that the deckplate had rusted through. He had been keeping a eye on the problem since Cape Town and the problem to come, now turned into an immediate problem. […]
I guess it’s too late to change our minds now-Perception is being gutted like a fish. Although I loved her interior when we bought her, Mike’s vision for her new look is exciting. This old lady is going to get an all new, crisp white open plan layout. There is […]
After quite a bit of sweating, swearing, cuts and bruises the aft cabin is finally gutted. Still have to clean up a few adds and ends but all on track. On to the saloon.