Photo Gallery - February 2002
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version of the image.
Queen Jane on the hard at Tauranga Bridge Marina in Tuaranga, New Zealand
in the kitchen at our temporary apartment in Mt. Maunganui (where we have been
living while repairs are ongoing).
dinner in the apartment. Photo by Jonah.
room in the apartment, with bunk beds.
photo shows the bow with the scaffolding arounnd it. The scaffolding forms an
semi-enclosed shed where work can be performed out of the elements if
bow as it looked after the deck hardware (minus the anchor winch which has not
yet been removed) has been removed.
bow at the same stage viewed from the scaffolding erected around the bow.
shot of the damage from a different angle.
to the fiberglass shown after most of the debris and delaminated glass has been
removed. Note the damaged fore and aft bulkhead showing evidence that the bow
was hit from the starboard (right) side.
bow all cleaned up. All the damaged glass and damaged portions of the bulkhead
has been removed. Delaminated portions of the deck have also been removed.
the left is Dave, fiberglass guy, and on the right is Don the proprietor of
Hutchesens the outfit doing the repairs. They are in the process of laying
up a layer of foam core inside the bow.
bow shown after the fiberglassing is complete. Notice the thickness of the
entire bow - especially the new fore and aft bulkhead. This photo also shows the
forward edge of the old deck prepped for scarfing in the new section of deck.
shot of the repaired bow.
bow with the new deck completed. Work is now progressing on fitting new sections
of caprail and construction of the bow platform back at the workshop.
shot of the bow with wordwork in progress.
shot shows Carl, the wood guy, doing his magic fitting the bow platform and
surrounding wood trim.
the bow platform is attached and finish work can proceed.
hard at work on the wood. Along with help from Daniel (who constructed the bow
platform back at the workshop) and Don, the woodwork was completed beautifully.
As good a job as any American yard or even Shannon itself could have done.
as all the work on the bow has been coming along, Kate has been busy varnishing
the rest of the boat! She managed about 4 new coats on every piece of exterier
woodwork except the cockpit which we will do after we are in the water.
Captain is rarely seen without a list in this hand. Here he stands by the car
(Queen Jane in background) reviewing the days tasks.
standing on the boarding ladder.
and Jonah looking up at the Queen Jane as the travellift passes by.