We Find Ourselves in the Strangest Positions (MJ Sailing – Ep 185.1)


In Part 1 of this episode, Matt and I focus once more on bulkheads number 4 and 5. Now that we’ve cut out the areas where the doors will be, we need to go back and add a little strength. This comes in the form of adding three sheets of fiberglass to the tops of the bulkheads – two of the 0-90 biaxel, and one of the 45-45 double biased.

Lots of strength training for these bulkheads, but it will pay off loads for us later. 🙂

Stay tuned for Part 2 where we try once more to add unidirectional fiberglass to the troughs in the fiberglass.

We hope you enjoy!

Much love from Annapolis!
Jessica, Matt & Georgie

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Videos made by Jessica, featuring Matt and Georgie.

00:00 – Welcome to Part 1!
00:31 – How We’ll Strengthen Our Bulkhead Openings
02:00 – Intro
02:30 – Prepping For The Day’s Work
03:49 – The Fiberglass We’re Using
06:14 – She’s Left Alone to Start the Day
07:40 – Using Peel Ply!
09:21 – We Could Have Done It a Better Way
13:09 – Next Episode
13:28 – Closing

Love On A Roll – Guy Treveino and Friends
No Regrets – Guy Trevino and Friends
So Good – Bang Bang
Pandemonium (Tribute Version) – Mondays

Camera equipment used:
– Panasonic Lumix GH5
– Shure VP83F shotgun microphone – https://amzn.to/2rsIHLL
– GoPro Hero8 –
– GoPro Hero5-
– Sony Action Camera –

Previous Boats:
1983 Trisalu 37 – custom aluminum, built in Quebec (Elements of Life)
Where we’ve been: 2.5 year refit in Indiantown, Florida; Abacos, Bahamas; St. Barth’s; St. Maarten; Antigua; Saba; Azores; Ireland; Scotland; Norway; England

1989 Sabre 34 Targa (Serendipity)
Where We Sailed Her: U.S. – Bahamas – Jamaica – Cuba – Cayman Islands – Honduras – Guatemala – Belize – Mexico – Bermuda – Azores – Madeira – Canary Islands – Sint Maarten – BVI’s – USVI’s

Editing software:
Adobe Premier Pro