MICHAEL HARMSWORTH


Will update page with our progress

 2007

The Michael Harmsworth has now been transfered through to Wick, the boat has been powerwashed and is now ready for work to commence. The wheelhouse has been removed.  It is hoped she will be ready for the start of the boating season in April / May.

The Hull and Deck has now been sanded down and is ready for undercoat.

The boat will be painted in oxford blue, red rubbing strake and grey decks.

 

              Wheelhouse removed                         Steamcleaned ready for work to start

     

    The hull has been undercoated and is ready for the Blue gloss.

    Forward locker has been constructed and fibreglassed in place

    Volvo Penta 18Hp

     Hull undercoated and ready for paint.

    The new transom undercoated ready for gloss paint

    The forward locker has been completed.

    The aft locker is completed.

    When completed we will bolt on plates with our bollard fore and aft

    The diesel tank has been cleaned and is ready for paint. It will be postioned in the aft storage compartment.

    The rudder is complete and fitted. A new skeg will be fitted once the engine and shaft have been alinged and the propeller have been fitted.

    Once we have the shaft in place we can fit the engine and all piping for fuel, coolant etc.

    Next we can fit the electric's and the manual and auto bilge pumps.

    The mast has been undercoated and ready for paint and fittment of brackets for the rader reflector, lights and vhf antenna. 

    A test fit of the engine, the engine beds will need to be modified before final fittment.

    The Stern showing Rudder, Shaft Bearing, Exhaust and bilge outlets

    Final fitting of Engine and alignment of Shaft.

    Fuel Tank                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                              Gearbox and Cooling pipes              

    Frame for Engine Cover

    Seacock and Battery Tray

           OVER VIEW OF THE STOKERS ROOM         Fuel Tank in Aft Locker Port side

    CAUGHT

                  A Stowaway !!!!!!!!!!!    

Engine Housing and instrument panel        

Hull and Rubbing strakes painted

Work is ongoing fitting the Engine controls, morse cables, Engine electrics and the Engine housing.

The mast is complete with Radar reflector, White light and VHF bracket.

Control Consol, Master switch, Engine stop, Engine instruments, Aux Electric switch

 

Aft Locker port side                                                       For'awd Locker

Shaft, Exhust, Fuel lines and Automatic Bilge pump

 

 

                                 Bow Roller

Fairleads

                                                                                                                                                        Hand Rails

 

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ANNUAL REFIT 2008, READY FOR LAUNCHING

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ANNUAL REFIT 2009, NEW AFT LOCKER HATCHES, REPLACED DECK BOARDS, SERVICED ENGINE, PAINTED HULL AND INTERNAL DECK, HATCHES ETC.

ANNUAL REFIT 2009,

 

2009, Engine Trails

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