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Pulling It All Together

IMG_2614The hull is a gentle green – the gel coat name is Sea Shell Green – and the decks and superstructure are a soft white.  The name on the transom is gold and black, understated but with a touch of fun in the font choice.  The pinstriping detail around the eyebrow, upper deck and stack is a muted red.

So what would one expect to discover upon stepping aboard and peeking inside?  Well, if this were just any boat one might find a muted natural-color upholstery, a soft tan carpet, and perhaps some throw pillows with a splash of color to remind of the Sea Shell Green hull.

But No!  Not on ESMERALDE!  That would be boring! Continue reading Pulling It All Together

One Month and Counting…

Our boat is scheduled for completion in less than a month.  While the good folks at Tomco will not (understandably) put a pin on the calendar, they have consistently targeted “late March” and are still holding to that goal.

These photographs are from early this week — the last days of February — so we are truly in countdown mode.

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The galley takes shape.  Our VitriFrigo is an upgrade from the standard NovaKool, and we think we will enjoy much better performance from its two compressors, additional insulation, a freezer drawer and better space.  The countertop has been installed and is weighted down with cement buckets. The sinks are in, and the stove is ready to go.  I can smell dinner!

Continue reading One Month and Counting…