SV Bisous

my 1965 Cheoy Lee Offshore 27 sloop

more late-summer maintenance

With the mistakenly-predrilled holes in the newly-formed cam cleat bases filled, and knowing the bases will attach to the cockpit coaming as expected, I’ve been applying coats of tung oil finish on them to prepare them for mounting.    I intend to use the original cam cleats to pattern out the new attachment holes once the bases … read more

a rebuild for the cam cleat bases

In the process of tackling some exterior teak cleaning I decided to address the port-side jib sheet cam cleat base which was badly split from years of exposure without a finish. These are older pictures that really don’t show the extent of the deterioration.    I knew these bases were built in something other than teak because of the deterioration, but I … read more

2016 teak cleaning

Bisous’ teak hasn’t been cleaned since February of 2015 when I hired it done before finishing the mast for stepping. She’s been very gray indeed. I started this year by using the Amazon Teak Cleaner I’ve been using for, well, forever. For some reason I wasn’t pleased with the results. I talked to the folks … read more

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