Photos Bringing the David B to Bellingham

Bringing the David B to Bellingham

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[slideritem title=”The David B Under Her Own Power In Bellingham Bay” image=”http://morefasterbackwards.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/DavidBBHamBay1999.jpg”][/slideritem]

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Links to More Galleries

David B's Stern | More Faster Backwards | Memoir | Christine SmithThe First Time We Saw the David B: In 1998 we went to look at a couple of boats on Lopez Island. They were looking for the perfect boat to restore. To Photo Gallery…

 

 

 

 

New Foredeck on the David B | More Faster Backwards

Working on the David B at Lopez Island: After we bought the
David B
, the first project was to remove and replace the foredeck. To Photo Gallery

 

 

 

 
Jeffrey Planes a Beam | More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B

Working in Bellingham from 1999 to 2004: After we brought the David B to Bellingham, we got busy with deck projects. To Photo Gallery…

 

 

 

 

 

Hauled Out In the Boatyard | More Faster Backwards

Boatyard Work December 2004 to May 2005: The David B spent six months at Seaview North Boatyard. While the boat was hauled out, we replaced the rim log, most all of the frames and about a third of all the planking. To Photo Gallery… 

 

 

 

Christine Paints New Cabinets | Rebuilding David B

Rebuild Work Done Between May 2005 to April 2006: After we launched from the boatyard we went to work on the deck and the interior. We also took the boat back to the boatyard in March 2006 to step a new mast and to get a new anchor, chain and paint the boat. To Photo Gallery…

 

 

David B at Fords Terror | Wooden Boat Restoration | Yacht Charter

It took eight years, but the David B is now beautiful: In 2006 we finished rebuilding the boat. We continue to keep making her a little more beautiful every day. Jeffrey and I hope you enjoy these photos as much as we do. To Photo Gallery…

 

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