We´ve settled into a good working routine now. No more lazy mornings, with a post-noon start. Now, it´s breakfast at 0800, a quick coffee at the bar over the road and then down to business. We typically break for lunch around 1300 and then for a coffee and beer between 1500 and 1600. The temperature then goes down a bit and it´s quite pleasant to work on until 1900 or 2000.
The varnishing is well in hand. A couple more days will see the brightwork done, only the cockpit gratings, which have needed numerous small repairs, will still be outstanding. Then there´s the antifouling, deck painting, mast and boom. A full schedule, but steady good weather and a full-time commitment to the job should get it all done within the next 2 weeks.
We´ve also met a couple of the other boat-owners in the yard and have a bit of a social scene together. Very pleasant, but still eagerly anticipating getting the boat in the water and sailing away.
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