We discovered a flash drive with a treasure trove of pictures that will help illustrate the story going forward.  These are some of the pictures taken during the survey process in August of 2015

N5516 as she lay at the slip on the morning of the survey

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Headed to the boat yard to continue the survey after the sea trial.

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Waiting for the haulout

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Part of the survey team, that’s Andy to the left, James in the center, the gentleman to the right is the author of one of our favorite blogs which tells the story of Large Flightless Birds positioning trip.  Life’s Big Voyage

 

 

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N5516 leaves her natural environment for the hard

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Does that prop look round to you?

 

 

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The keel cooler for the hydraulic system.  It will come off so we can track down a small leak.

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Main engine keel cooler, it needs a through cleaning inside and out.

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Bow thruster, needs a good cleaning.  The stern was in no better shape.

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Zincs all needed replacing

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One of the stabilizers.  At this point we planned on taking down the fins and redoing the shaft seals.  We later determined that work had been done about 3 years prior and we were good to go.

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