Building new spinnaker pole by Andy Bondio. Andy also machined new light weight titanium and aluminum hardware for halyards and various fittings.
New titanium back stay hardware fabricated by Andy Bondio.
Azzurra mast hardware. All new, custom aluminum sheaves "profiled" to remove excess weight with pressed in oil light bushings. New custom made titanium pins and end plates light weight and will not corrode. Fabricated by Andy Bondio. .
Azzurra mast base stainless steel electro polished for corrosion resistance. Inside mast base brackets for tying cabin top to the inside portion of the mast so that mast base and cabin top are secured. .
Hatch cover was removed, professionally polished.
2004 August 30 Mast at McCluskey's for concourse aluminum prep and finishing.
Boom during concourse restoration at world famous McClusky Engineering, Ltd
Azzurra spreaders are secured by titanium pins.
Azzurra mast head light, etc. Light is LED, with optional control by photo cell.
Azzurra mast restoration at McCluskey's world famous for Shelby Cobra concourse restoration.
Davey Glander endless fairing,,filling, sanding
Airmar ultra sound speed sensor. Both plastic through hulls were replaced with new bronze and incompressible plastic backing. Thoroughly sealed with epoxy. Also counter sunk and fared totally flush with the bottom. The speed sensor is new Airmar ultrasound. There's no paddle wheel. Depth sensor is also new Airmar.
Farr 38 Azzurra 2004 February 20
Empty slip next to Jim B waiting
Azzurra launching February 20, 2004
Fore peak during renovation
All deck hardware was removed. Un-necessary holes were lugged with teak and epoxy.