Hawse pipes and bowsprit work

David just loves drilling holes in the boat. As soon as I’ve got them all filled up properly with whatever belongs in them–be it bungs, or other fittings–he goes off drilling more holes!

These are important. The 3″ hawse pipes go in these holes. The chain and line from the anchor windlass fit through the hawse pipes and then run out to the bow roller on the bowsprit.



David repairs the slot in the end of the bowsprit where the hinge pin will go. That bowsprit sure is long…

bowprit is long

bowsprit again

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