Within 6 months, Bill had the motor working and the boat ready enough for the 1,100 mile journey from Detroit to Pasadena, MD.
No coaming walls at this point and the decks are nowhere near fair...
Temporary hatches and bimini, etc. , but all the basics needed to keep the crew happy for 2 weeks!
I came into the picture about a year after the project began, and we've been been putting her back together again ever since (well, we did take time out to get married, teach me how to sail, and of have some fun, but we'll get to that later!)