This morning I fired up the Western Flyer and drove it in for repairs, to an area previously unknown to many. Known on nautical charts simply as Fish Hook, it is located on Terminal Island, home to thousands of containers from container ships. Just to the starboard of the main channel and past the federal […]Read More Fish hook, Japanese, Rear Main Seal Leak – Not!
Boot stripe, Brightwork and more Chris, a local live aboard sailor prefers to use a heat gun over any electric sanding tool that you can throw his way. In the picture below you see him starting to paint the Western Flyer’s faded burgundy boot stripe. I like to see progress, the more immediate the better. […]Read More Boot stripe, sanding cetol, brightwork and more