The jobs list (as it stands)

As it’s too hot to do anything that involves me being out in the sun at the moment I’ve decided to re-compile and publish the list of things that need doing onboard Pleinair BEFORE I consider her ready to do any long term and long-distance sailing. I think this is going to keep me busy for a while. 🙂

I knew there was a lot to do but this is a scary list. so here goes:

Any task listed in Green is considered as completed. Orange is currently progress.

  • full engine strip down and service.
  • replace cutlass bearing.
  • change internal lights to LED.
  • full rewire.
  • reconstruct chart table.
  • install new starter battery in new location.
  • rebuild and replace thru-hull at transducer.
  • replace hull through hulls.
  • service all winches.
  • service and replace where necessary, all seacocks.
  • replace majority of running rigging.
  • rewire mast. partially complete at 12/4/21
  • change radar for digital one.
  • change faucets at sink in galley.
  • change faucet in heads.
  • add pressurised water system.
  • add hot water.
  • add windlass.
  • change anchor.
  • build anchor bridle.
  • change all external lights to LED. Bulbs in stock but won’t be added until mast is ready to step.
  • obtain new, larger water tank.
  • introduce a holding tank.
  • replace heads.
  • alter and rebuild solar arch.
  • change battery management system.
  • re-epoxy hull. 
  • strip both keels, treat and repaint, antifoul.
  • clean, strip and varnish galley area woodwork.
  • lift cooker to clear hull when swinging on gimbals.
  • raise base of Anchor locker to stop water build up.
  • build Battery platform for Windlass Power.
  • obtain and/or fabricate new pushpit, incorporating the solar arch.
  • replace all fenders.
  • create alternative battery box. (prob saloon starboard).
  • re-cover engine box.
  • replace deck hardware on cabin top.
  • reroute cables.
  • lay in pipework for future use.
  • template tanks.
  • create loo roll holder in heads sink unit. (under sink box).
  • convert current saloon shelving into proper secure cupboards.


If anyone wants to help with this, all donations gratefully received. 🙂

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