Morning at the lock at the mooring.
Sunrise at our mooring.
By mid-July MOST of the insulation was in.
Old windows opened awkwardly.
Joe had laid most electric cables and
tubing for the water and central heating.
Electric plug placement was a real
challenge at this state of the build out.
Conduit was run down the sides to run
electric lines inside.
Joe installed the water pump and filtration
But there was still no water running on
The FRAME for the bathroom and corridor
walls were finally in.
The main bath was taking shape. (Still no
The toilet was plumbed and the sani-plus
The base for the shower tray "bac" was
installed with a drain and water lines.
Hard to believe that this would actually be
use-able one day soon.
The main bath plumbing done. Shower
doors installed. Drainage tested first.
Our cabin finally taking shape. Varnishing
the walls would start soon.
At night Joe researched + decided on the
generator, boiler and heating systems.
Two pallets of equipment were delivered
on the 30th of July. (Still no water)
Now we just had to figure out how to get
them ON JoLi' as each was heavy.
A friend at the port had a company that
installed signs on the motorways.
He kindly offered to have one of his
trucks, complete with crew and crane
We had A LOT to crane on to JoLi'. Joe
wanted the generator first.
Joe is in the foc'sle to guide it down as it's
lower by the crane.
Then they helped position it from above.
Joe indicating the boiler was to be next
and back he went to the foc'sle.
Yves, (it was his crane company) is on left
coming onboard to direct.
Yves in the pink shorts directing the
Next was our freezer to be lowered in
thru the skylight.
Robert from "Sunamelia" helps direct the
crane from on deck.
Joe is below guiding it in. Gosh, don't our
flowers look great!
While we're at it could you do the washer/
Sure! By now it's going pretty quickly.
Yipee, laundry soon onboard... once we
get running water.
Yves and his crew. Couldn't have done it
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