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That was the year that was.. 2017

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Time for the traditional review of the year past; it's cold, dark, grey and wet outside, so this exercise a much needed mental fillip to get me motivated to start work on the job list. This is my fifth year as owner of Sparrow and although I still continue to learn I have absolutely no interest in parting with her - she does everything I want in spades......happy memories of good times, warm weather and fair weather sailing in shorts and t-shirts...  and besides, I always enjoy putting this together, it's a good excuse to read all the old posts, and look at the video and pictures from this years logs....

As of this moment nothing done so far on this winters job list - I'll get going eventually (I always do) but she is scraped and cleaned, and to all intents and purposes is ready to go back in the water except for a coat of anti-foul! The major job this winter is to fit a boarding ladder, wire up/fit the auto-helm, repair the outboard lip, and re-bed the grab rails... not …