Job #23 - life jacket service - completed .. gas bottles weighed (same weight as last year), screwed back in and checked firm - trigger mechanisms checked - inflated for 24 hours and all OK afterwards. Now re-packed and ready for the new season..
Job #22 - push pit board refurbishment - started - not a pretty sight to begin with..
I slapped a quick coat of varnish on these at the beginning of last season but the damage had already been done to be honest..
I've now given them a sanding within an inch of their life, and the coats of exterior wood stain are going on as we speak (one each side so far - three should do it); it won't cover the blemishes, but it should protect them..
Job #11 - item 3 VHF antenna aerial - arrived this week; I know the range will be less, but the mast is only 20 odd foot and I like the idea of the aerial being readily available so the spot on…