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Spring Check Up – Easter 2016

Easter Sunday we drove out to the boat yard in the morning. There was so little traffic. It was wonderful. The yard looked good. “The boats were on the stands” No surprises. We climbed up the ladder and opened up the Kirie. No water taken on. Great sign.¬†Took stock of what needs to be done. (All the projects we didn’t get to last year)

Double checked Fuel & Oil Filter types, so we were able to order correct parts. Then the keel. We are going to have to buff it down and seal it, before we paint the bottom. The keel is rusting through the paint. Also on the list is the short columns and wood ribs that make up the corral around the battery and support the floor right by the companionway. We have some sanding of wood up top to do as well. And then my least favorite task is to take the rudder off and glass in the leading edge. The epoxy didn’t hold. The back and forth of steering must have worn if off during the season.

Then off to Montauk to walk around the point and back to the Montauk Harbor for a solid lunch at Sammys capped off with an oreo inside a chocolate chip cookie.

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Kirie has been purchased!

Kirie Elite on Stands 20151984 Kirie Elite 32 has been purchased.

This weekend we are painting the bottom and dropping into the slip and then we shall see what other items we will need to address. Seller was confident in the vessel.

EXCITED!