Splish splash!

Our long list of pre-season tasks is nearly complete and s/v Island Bound is back in the water where she belongs.  This spring, we completed the following:

- Added stainless steel anchor locker pipe to bow
- Added anchor locker latch in v-berth
- Replaced spinnaker pole topping lift
- Added a turning block to the bow for the pole downhaul
- Re-stitched the bimini top
- Sanded, cleaned and applied Cetol to exterior teak
- Cleaned and oiled interior teak
- Refinished the tiller with Cetol
- Added a primary automatic bilge pump
- Replaced cockpit scupper drain hoses
- Installed new Uniden depth sounder/transducer
- Refastened the shroud caps
- Acid washed, polished and waxed the hull
- Repainted the yellow cove stripe
- Add new license numbers
- Applied new VC-17 bottom paint
- Replumbed the holding tank
- Added sternrail outboard motor storage bracket
- Added hailing port to the transom
- Added a radar reflector
- Added a second flagline to the port spreader
- Changed spark plugs in the Volvo auxillary
- Marked anchor rode in 15' increments
- Installed new raw-water impeller
- Cleaned genoa sheets
- Did 1,000 other little tasks that I can't remember!

Look how the old girl shines:


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