the first order of business is to catch up with the deferred maintenance; this fin is very old and was made when the sport hadn't quite figured out the optimum foil shape
a bit of very old batch of West System epoxy (that is why it is deep red) reinforced with bits of glass fiber to patch a small fracture
this morning was a full house
Leoš Janácek lately
homemade smoked salmon for breakfast
one very angry river
my smallest sail (3.0 sq. m); there are folks using 2.8 that morning; i am happy with the improvement with my re-foiled fin and i think i can slim down the foil cross section a bit more
Sportsmobile 4x4 rock crawler camper
this morning i was the first one on the water - it blew over 30 knots with much higher gusts
one afternoon i went forage for blackberries on the rocky shore
I have been on a campaign against solar gain as well as to protect the interior of Brunnhilde from UV damage. Here are some recent enhancements. Today I painted the skylight in the bathroom white. For me the only time the translucent skylight make sense is if you live in countries like Norway.
with my neighbour's help i backed Brunnhilde right against the roof of the house so i can work easily
The reflective foil work because it reflect most of the sun light back out through the double pane window.
I want to paint the big skylight also. I will however, decided to wait a bit before doing so to observe the bathroom skylight in case the paint develop adverse problem on the plastic. The skylight plastic looks to be polycarbonate.