Repair and restoration of Restless

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Repair works to this lovely old boat began in 2013.

In the Spring of 2013 the following jobs were undertaken:

  • remove and replace port side garboard plank  
  • make, steam, fit and fasten new oak ribs
  • router both sides of keel to hard timber and fit new pieces to port and stbd, glue, fasten, plug  
  • rake out and re-caulk rabbet line on starboard garboard plank

Phase 2.  Spring 2014

  •  to spline and fill the split planks where the thwarts have created a pressure point                                    
  • rake out and fill gaps around rubbing strip and coaming beads 
  • make and fit a new stem head out of oak