The team successfully flipped the Cruisers! Next, Shane will start stripping the deck varnish and prepping the bilge for fresh coats of varnish.
Meghan and Jack have been scraping the old paint and primer along the keel and chines to prepare for the next steps in installing the outer chines and outer keel.
Wooden Boat School
Meanwhile, up in Maine, Gary's having all the fun as usual. Here's a time lapse video he sent us showing his class fitting a partial bottom of the 17ft Sportsman.
Chris Craft Holiday
Finishing touches of sanding include very tediously going over the boat with a flashlight to get out all the fine swirls created by the electric sander. Afterwards, Nicolas will begin to stain.
Jack replaced the broken oil pressure and water temperature gauges and sensors and retested the engine to make sure everything was functioning properly.
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