August 13th – August 19th ~ This Week

Shipyard, 60C & Dockside
  1. Daily dump runs (closed on Mondays)

Carpentry: 

  1. Continue foc’sle skylight
  2. Order companionway door locks
  3. Finish chain locker
  4. Continue bunk construction
  5. Complete helm platform decking

Docents:

  1. Provide tours from the Bay Model, Wed, Fri, Sat.

Deck Equipment:

  1. TBD
Galley:
  1. TBD – pending plumbing

Navigation Systems:

  1. 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.
Plumbing:
  1. Layout galley, heads, tank runs, materials
  2. Order anti-siphon loops and/or check valves for 4 small bilge pumps
Propulsion:
  1. Continue generator raw water cooling
  2. Continue bronze plumbing – bilge & fire
  3. Order electric wiring
  4. Continue with battery ventilation
Rigging:
  1. Set jib & staysail to measure hank placement
  2. Complete main topmast ratboards
  3. Re-rig futtocks
Sewing:
  1. Finish lee cloths, with line for tying, once bunk design complete
  2. Design Independence & Santos covers
  3. Design berth curtains.
  4. Study sail covers for design input 

 

August 20th – August 26th ~ Next Week

Shipyard, 60C & Dockside:
  1. Prepare Independence for hanging on davits
  2. Daily dump runs (closed on Mondays)

Carpentry: 

  1. Finish foc’sle skylight
  2. Build foc’sle hatch
  3. Install companionway door locks
  4. Continue chain locker
  5. Continue bunk construction 

Deck Equipment:

  1. Continue

Docents:

  1. Provide tours from the Bay Model:  Wed, Friday & Saturday

Galley:

  1. Design galley ventilation

Navigation Systems:

  1. 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.
Plumbing:
  1. Install anti-siphon loops and/or check valves for 4 small bilge pumps
  2. Plumb potable, grey water and black water tanks
Propulsion:
  1. Continue engine room wiring
  2. Continue hookup of generator
  3. Continue generator room ventilation
Rigging:
  1. Seize forestay
  2. Re-rig futtocks
  3. Continue tuning the rig
  4. Prototype mainsail hoop
Sewing 
  1. Design Independence & Santos covers
  2. Continue designing berth curtains, sew prototypes
  3. Design sail covers: Order sail cover fabric
  4. Set jibs to determine fit and leads, and measure for covers

August 27th – September 1st ~ Three Weeks Out

Shipyard, 60C & Dockside:
  1. Daily dump runs (closed on Mondays)
  2. Mount Independence on davits

Carpentry: 

  1. Finish foc’sle skylight
  2. Finish chain locker
  3. Continue bunk construction
  4. Finish helm platform decking

Deck Equipment:

  1. Mount windlass on-deck
  2. Connect 208V dock power to windlass
  3. Load chain & anchors

Docents:

  1. Provide tours from the Bay Model, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Galley:
  1. TBD – pending plumbing

Navigation Systems:

  1. Research & specify chart plotter, 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
Propulsion:
  1. Connect bilge & fire pump
  2. Continue hooking up diesel generators
  3. Install generator room ventilation
  4. Continue electrical wiring, as able
  5. Run bow thruster wiring
  6. Install propulsion throttle system
Rigging:
  1. Re-rig futtocks
  2. Continue tuning rig
  3. Place wedges for lower and topmasts
Sewing:
  1. Sew curtains for berths
  2. Sew covers for Independence and Santos
  3. Design mattress covers

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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