#Maintenance

Removing old headliner

Many boats made in the 1970’s came with foam-backed vinyl material covering the interior walls and roof. The material provides some insulation and covers up all the nuts and other hardware. After a few decades, the material starts to degrade. […]

#Mooring

Mud pattens: walking on mud

Here in Scotland, many of the smaller harbours dry out at low tide, and the boats settle down onto the mud.  This means that bilge keeled boats are common, since their two fins means that the boat can sit upright.  Usually, you would hope to be safely back onto terra firma by the time this happens since the mud at the bottom of a harbour can be, well, ‘exciting’….