Reviving a Wreck: Professionally Unbending a Prop-Shaft & Purple Wood Handrails — Sailing Yabá 136

Reviving a Wreck: Professionally Unbending a Prop-Shaft & Purple Wood Handrails — Sailing Yabá 136

Bringing Yabá from wreck to dreamy! Episode 136
In this episode of our boat restoration, we spend a lot of time at the lathe workshop working on our propeller and shaft system. Our shaft was quite bent and ugly but we found the right guy to fix it for us and we share everything about it!
Besides that, while we were at the lathe, the wood worked continued at the boat and we added some handrails that (1) added some extra safety when walking around the boat and (2) added an extra beauty as they were made with Purple Heart wood. Win-win!

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💙 Who are we?
We are Ben and MP!
Recently we decided to purchase a two-masted wooden schooner in Brazil. The fun detail about our story is that the boat we bought was sinking and relying on many bilge pumps to survive so we had to lift it onto the dry to start a full refit. Once the boat was lifted (for the first time in her life) we realized that the work needed was much more than expected. Between bailing or accepting the challenge, we decided to go for the second option. Watch us as we bring Yabá back to life with the help of an amazing team of traditional shipwrights, sharing every phase of the process, overcoming the highs and lows and having fun along the way.

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💙 Massive thanks to our amazing team of carpenters that never let us down and continue to amaze us at every step of the process: Toninho, Zeca, Hélio, Claiton, William, Nezo, Nico, Adilson, Beto and Luiz. YOU ARE LEGENDS!