December 10-December 15~ This Week

Shipyard, 60C & Dockside: TBD

Carpentry: 

  1. Continue foc’sle skylight:  trim for mounting skylight windows.
  2. Continue hatch molding and runners
  3. Continue bunk construction
  4. Propulsion controls mount

Docents:

  1. Provide tours from Bay Model Wed, Fri and Sat at 1pm.

Deck Equipment:

  1. Continue Touch up paint on anchor and chain with epoxy coal tar
Galley:
  1. Begin galley design: clean up galley to prepare for laying our cabinetry.
  2. Research oven, induction top combo

Navigation Systems:

  1. Mock up panel for expected Nav equipment.
Ongoing Painting & Varnishing:
  1. On deck – continue laying down coats of paint/varnish on cleats, windows, pinrails, etc.
  2. Below deck – paint/varnish overhead, walls, etc.
Plumbing:  TBD
Propulsion:
  1. Load Batteries into cabinets
  2. Continue generator and BAE systems raw water cooling
  3. Continue bronze plumbing – bilge & fire
  4. Continue with generator room ventilation
  5. Continue laying out 24 V wire communication harnesses
Rigging:
  1. Reset the length of Dyneema upper back stays as needed on Main and Fore
  2. Leathering of Main Staysail halyard blocks aloft to prevent chafe
  3. Begin mounting Mast Hoops weather permitting
  4. Order mast hoops for main top mast for  ringtail sail
Sewing:
  1. Finish lee cloths, with line for tying, once bunk design complete
  2. Sew Pea Pod, Independence & Santos covers
  3. Sail covers: continue sewing
  4. Sew curtains from existing fabric
  5. Samples of Bunk cushion approved.  They will be ordered in January

December 17-December 22~ Next Week

Shipyard, 60C & Dockside:
  1. Prepare Independence for hanging on davits, prepare line, block and tackle, create a temporary lifting apparatus.

Carpentry: 

  1. Finish foc’sle skylight
  2. Build Foc’sle hatch
  3. Build Chart house plenum
  4. Construct windows for chart house skylight
  5. Continue Galley Design
  6. Finish chain locker, build sump pump basin for chain mess
  7. Continue Propulsion controls mount

Deck Equipment:

  1. Continue Touch up paint on anchor and chain with epoxy coal tar
  2. Connect 208V dock power to windlass
  3. Test windlass
  4. Fish the anchor
  5. Fit stockless anchor

Docents:

    1. Provide tours from Bay Model Wed, Fri and Sat at 1pm.

Galley:

  1. Continue galley design: clean up galley to prepare for laying our cabinetry.

Navigation Systems:TBD

Painting & Varnishing:
  1. On deck – continue laying down coats of paint/varnish on cleats, windows, pinrails, etc.
  2. Below deck – paint/varnish overhead, walls, etc., as needed.
Plumbing:TBD
Propulsion:
  1. Continue engine room wiring
  2. Continue hookup of generator fuel lines to make ready to start
  3. Continue generator room ventilation
  4. Finish vents on diesel tanks
Rigging:
  1. Continue tuning the rig
  2. Install sheet leeds
  3. Continue to Install Main Mast Hoops
Sewing
  1. Aldred measure and make mast boot
  2. Continue Independence & Santos covers
  3. Continue Sail covers
  4. Set jibs to determine fit and leads, and measure for covers

December 24-December 29~ Three Weeks Out- Closed for Tuesday Christmas Day.

Shipyard, 60C & Dockside:
  1. Mount Independence on davits

Carpentry: 

  1. Finish foc’sle skylight
  2. Continue bunk construction
  3. Continue foc’sle hatch

Deck Equipment:

  1. Continue shipping anchor as needed

Docents:

  1. Provide tours from Bay Model Wed, Fri and Sat at 1pm.
Galley:
  1. Continue galley design: clean up galley to prepare for laying our cabinetry.

Navigation Systems:

  1. Research & specify chart plotter, radar dome, depth sounder, AIS, radios

Painting & Varnishing:

  1. On deck – continue laying down coats of paint/varnish on cleats, windows, pinrails, etc.
  2. Below deck – paint/varnish overhead, walls, etc.

Plumbing:

  1. Continue fresh & waste water plumbing
  2. Finish plumbing potable, grey water and black water tanks in foc’sle
  3. Install anti-siphon loops and/or check valves for 4 small bilge pumps
Propulsion:
  1. BAE systems Hi Voltage wire hookup
  2. Connect bilge & fire pump
  3. Continue hooking up diesel generators
  4. Install generator room ventilation
  5. Continue electrical wiring
  6. Run bow thruster wiring
  7. Install propulsion throttle system
Rigging:
  1. Continue tuning rig
  2. Place wedges for lower and topmasts
Sewing:
  1. Continue Sail covers
  2. Continue covers for Independence and Santos
  3. Sew curtains for berths, pending fabric approval
  4. Design mattress covers

The Big Picture, needed to get off the dock for sea trials:

  1. Finish Propulsion
  2. Complete and test critical bilge and fire systems
  3. Install ground tackle
  4. Complete rigging and bending on of sails
  5. Complete exterior carpentry, doors above decks
  6. Safety: first aid kit, flares, extinguishers, lifevests, etc.
  7. Hull inspection and cleaning
  8. hook up forward head
  9. Navigation lights

Notes:

  • We are looking for volunteers to join a specific TEAM with a commitment of at least 1 day per week, preferably 2 – 3 days.  Click   TEAM to choose a grouyp of great volunteerrs to work with (blue words are links to other pages and more information).
  • Direct communication and coordination between team members is encouraged.  Click on any volunteer’s name to see photo and get contact information.
  • We understand schedules vary, so letting your Team Members know if you cannot make it will allow us to plan the work to be done on any given day and cover your “shift”.
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