You know what? Cold weather really slows PocketShip projects down. In particular I need to complete the varnishing of the floor. I got one coat on and about skunked the house out. The garage sits under our bedroom. The varnish vapors made their way up through the cracks easily. I took the next balmy 45* day to move the pieces outside to off-gas a bit more. It helped but the garage still has a fresh varnish scent. We’ve got snow coming the next few days as well. I may go ahead and install the boards and add some additional coats when it’s warmer. Once I get the wiring installed though, I’ll be moving onto Chapter 3. I can’t put this project on hold.
This post shows that I’ve been all over the place with many parts of the boat build process. Most of the rigging and hardware has made it out of backorder land but some things are still still pending.
Bilge pump routing
Cockpit deck prep
Biggest hole in the hull yet
Did I panic starting this hole? Not really, but I did take a deep breath. This will be filled with epoxy afterwards and drilled back out to final size and additional fairing for the transducer.
Additional flotation and I don’t think I can get more in there