Mainsail boom refit

Photo: sailboat refit. Credit: L. Borre.
David sands the mainsail boom during our refit in Marmaris, Turkey.

Logbook Entry

Date: 4/2/10
Location: Marmaris, Turkey

Refinishing the mainsail boom was another refit project we tackled on Gyatso while wintering-over in Marmaris, Turkey. As far as we can tell, the painted aluminum boom had not been touched for 25 years. As a result, it was becoming badly corroded in places.  We received a quote for the job that was beyond our budget, so David stepped up and took on the task himself. It took two weeks working part-time to complete. He used an article from Good Old Boat magazine as a guide. 

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