So this is Clara, an early 70’s Lugger bought just in the last week or so. She was owned and sailed as a part of a University Marine Studies programme in Cardiff, predominantly in Cardiff bay and the Bristol Channel. She has been lightly used and in a clean condition, requiring now to be stripped out and re sprayed, this will be done this coming week.
With all the fittings removed I will prepare all the hull and cockpit for spray priming, followed by a Manilla colour to the cockpit, white to the lower hull and a light grey top plank. To the under water line I will roller-apply International primer followed by one coat of antifoul, and the finish coat will go on just before launching next May in Vliho Bay.
Follow this refit over the next 4 weeks.