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Owner: The Sailing Adventures of Captain Svetlana

Theres a big hole in our bow | S4 E6 4K


Location: Ionian Sea
Latitude: 37.79000000
Longitude: 18.81000000
Published: 16 Mar 2024

Repairing a small chip in the gelcoat and water starts pouring out. This is where small jobs start growing and if I get this wrong i could sink us.

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00:00 intro
00:43 Day two - what have we to do today?
02:57 I also need a good tidy up
04:02 I'm going to melt
04:05 Oh glorious sanding
04:50 the hole in the bow
06:05 behind the bulkhead is expanding foam
08:17 the expert scratched his head - looks like we are doing it ourselves
09:03 a rainy day. Time to start removing foam
11:12 Ian from SV Blown Away comes to the rescue
12:00 removing the bow thruster was easier than I thought
12:44 foam removed
14:14 chain locker clean
15:26 scraping rotton wood off the underside of the chain locker floor
15:42 bow filled with thickened epoxy
17:11 starting fibreglassing inside
21:03 ready for fibreglass on the outside
22:08 its rained
22:29 more Oh glorious sanding
23:25 filling
23:53 finding the leak
25:47 bump and grind
26:48 fixing the leak
28:08 To be continued - thanks for watching