Hound, 60’ aluminum sloop designed by Aage Nielsen and built by Abeking & Rasmussen in 1970 is a well-known boat in Penobscot Bay. They searched us out for our metal fabrications capabilities.
Not a big surprise that this 43-year-old-boat needed some aluminum hull plates replaced. We removed 4’x8’ sections on both the port and starboard side. In order to get at the problem sites all the salon furniture – table, settees, port and starboard bunks, hanging lockers, bookshelves, needed to be removed. Once the new plates are installed, we will with surgeon-like precision fair it to the hull then prime and paint the surface to a finish that no one will know we were there.
On the mechanical and electrical side rudder bushings and steering cables were replaced and a new radar unit installed. Hound is now in shape for another season in Caribbean. They will participate in the RORC Caribbean 600. Follow the action this February at this site: http://caribbean600.rorc.org/