Now that we have consistently mild weather,

and since it will be a few days before we can ‘splash’ our lady

we are using the time to clean and polish.


…scrubbing the deck and hull…


…polishing the chrome…

…the wooden crutch in the cockpit I will be explaining in a later post.

…it involves a plan to make travelling with mast down a little easier

for the first protion of our summer Rideau loop trip.





…she looks really shiny and we haven’t even applied the wax yet.

…the club was a bustling hive of activity with others preparing their boats for launch

and these lucky folks already having enjoyed a brisk sail.