Wooden Boat Refurbishment Flying 15 (2 of 2)

Wooden Boat Refurbishment Flying 15

And so after many late nights (and spare hours in the day) I finally got the Flying 15 wooden boat refurbishment finished.  Here are some  images from along the way.

Wet varnish (coat 2/5)… early days but progress being made.

Flying 15 FF Wood Yacht Restoration 5

The keen eyed reader will already have noticed the additional strengthening around the base of the mast to support the higher rig tensions used these days.  Also I wanted to be sure that the keel mountings were reinforced.

Flying 15 FF Wood Yacht Restoration 6

 

And finally, she was on a trailer and up to East Antrim Boat Club for her re-launch.

 

Flying 15 FF Wood Yacht Restoration 7

 

 

Like any 49 year old with great lines, she gets some admiring looks and even a bit of yachting jealousy, but best of all she goes like a cracker.

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