The first thing done was a water blast, then Kapowai was chocked in place. We lived aboard with shore power connected but used bathrooms ashore.

Water blasting:


The marine growth was slight, a few barnacles and a skin of green slime all over.

after, the barnacles were scraped off by hand:


Stabilisers getting their first 5 year service, the new anti-foul paint already going on:


Propellor bearings & thruster seals checked, anodes renewed, thruster props removed, cleaned and coated with a special anti-fouling. Main Engine coolant dropped and re-filled.


Almost done:


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