Projects to Complete Eventually

A huge list of things we'd really like to get done before we Ramble On.
ElectricalAC plugs (port side)2013$100Complete
CockpitComplete cockpit rehab - repair existing locker lid; repair propane locker lid; add proper vent to propane locker; repair combing leaks2014$1,500Complete
SafetyNew lifelines2014$1,000Complete
VentillationRefurbish dorade boxes2014$200Complete
GalleyRemove trash bin from countertop, replace with new storage shelf2014Complete
Companionway Door & HatchBuild new hatch turtle2015$300Complete
Standing RiggingConsider removing staysail roller furler; change to hank-on2015Complete
GalleyFinish countertop fiddles2015$150Complete
DeckInstall grab rails (reuse teak)2015$20Complete
DeckRebed existing deck hardware, install new traveler and deck organizers2015$1,500Complete
BowspritRebuild bowsprit2015Complete
Ground TackleRebuild SL 555; new anchor (Rocna Vulcan)2015$1,200Complete
DeckRemove teak deck and non-skid on cabin top2015$1,500Complete
HeadReplace countertop with solid surfacing; new sink & faucet2015$500Complete
TeakStrip & refinish exterior teak2015$1,000Complete
GalleyFinish refrigerator door2016Complete
HeadInstall Electro Scan Type I MSD2016$1,400Complete
BowspritInstall SS anchor guard on bowsprit2016$100Complete
BowspritRebuild bow platform, anchor rollers and hawsepipe2016$500Complete
WinchesRemove, service, reinstall primary jib sheet winches with backing plates and thru-bolts2016$100Complete
Standing RiggingReplace cranze iron and whisker stay chainplates2016Complete
CockpitReplace teak combings2016Complete
LeaksWindlass, sampson posts & chainplate leaks2016Complete
EngineAdd temp, pressure, hour meter gauges2016$500Partially complete
WinchesService all winches on the mast2016$30Partially complete (one left to do)
Potable WaterPlumb potable water tanks2016$500Partially complete (one tank partially installed)
Standing RiggingReplace chainplates (bronze) and move outboard; backstay chainplate; replace knee-blocks with G102015$1,000Partially complete (purchased but not installed yet)
MiscellaneousInstall new name/hailing port on hull2016$150Partially complete (purchased but not installed yet)
Interior floorRefinish (?) and add locking floor hatch hardware2016Probably not going to happen
ElectricalNew breaker panel relocated to Nav area2016$900Purchased but not installed
StorageConsider changing access to storage behind settee; add locker door to forward port settee seating area2017$100
StorageAdd trash bin tilt-out; add slide-out pantry in old chart locker2017$400
ElectricalAC plugs (starboard side) and new wiring throughout2016$100
ChainlockerAdd divider; clean & paint (Bilgekote?)2016
EngineChange fuel lines2016
CanvasDodger; hatch covers, teak covers; bimini2016
SafetyInstall manual bilge pumps (in bilge and in cockpit)2016
ElectricalInstall more interior fans (V-berth, main salon, galley)2016
DeckInstall new SS dorade guards2016$300
DeckInstall new SS mast pulpit2016$600
EngineInsulate/sound-deadening engine cover2016
MiscellaneousMake USCG plaque2016$50
DeckPaint with Interlux and non-skid (deck and cabin top)2016
StanchionsRebed stanchions; replace rusty set screws2016$200
BoomRefurbish boom - cut 13" off end, weld in new sheaves, paint2017
MastRefurbish mast - paint, rewire, install new LED navigation lights and spreader lights, install new sheave for secondary halyard2017
PlumbingMove water heater from engine room to under quarter berth2016
Running RiggingAdd boom brake2017
Running RiggingAdd boom vang2017
Solar & WindAdd solar panels and maybe wind generator2017
Haul-OutBottom-paint; service/replace seacocks; check thru-hulls; keel-cooler for refrigeration(?); bobstay2017
ElectricityBuild new battery box in engine room; add batteries; add battery monitor; add inverter2017
Running RiggingConvert to running backstays2017
HeadlinerFinish battens with varnished wood2017
DeckInstall deck wash down system2017
DeckInstall jackline padeyes2017
RefrigerationInstall keel cooler2017$800
HeadInstall new shower and shower sump pump2017
SafetyInstall secondary bilge pump in higher location than lower bilge2017
Diesel TankRaise and inspect interior and exterior of diesel tank; repaint if in good shape; clean bilge under tank; ensure water from chainlocker will flow to deep bilge2017$100
TopsidesRepair dings and prep for painting2017
Standing RiggingReplace bobstay fitting2017
Companionway Door & HatchReplace door, handle, and lock2017
VentillationReplace hatch gaskets & lenses2017$800
Running RiggingReplace running rigging2017
Engine RoomUpdate engine room storage (shelves, etc.); move refrigerator compressor to a higher shelf2017$400
EngineUpgrade fuel filter system2017$250
EngineAdd high output alternator2018
EngineAdd hot water connection2018
Ground TackleBuy new anchor chain2018$1,500
StorageConvert large hanging locker to shelves2018
SafetyInstall high water bilge alarm (audible and a light in cockpit)2018
ElectronicsNew digital radar and MFD2018
SailsNew set2018$15,000

Pre-move in project list

This is our wish list of all the things we would love to have completed before we move aboard. The list is huge and it's hard to image we will finish it all, but we're going to give it our best shot.
HeadlinerRemove all of the headliner, insulate, replace with Formica2012-2013$700Complete
Cabin LightingReplace original overhead wiring with marine grade wiring; upgrade lights to LED, add under-cabinet LEDSpring 2013$650Complete
Paint Interior LockersSand and paint interior lockers2012-2013$400Complete
RefrigerationInsulate icebox; repair or replace existing refrigerationSpring 2013$3,000 Complete
Propane SystemReplace propane hose; install propane detector and solenoid; determine if range works/buy new rangeSummer 2013$350Complete
Galley CountertopsReplace countertops with solid surfacing; replace faucet; service and reinstall foot pumpsSummer 2013$800Complete
Potable WaterReplumb potable water (PEX pipe) and install filtersSummer 2013$1,000Complete
Breaker PanelNew breaker panel relocated to Nav areaWinter 2013$900Moved to Project List
Ports & HatchesRemove ports, replace glass and gaskets, reinstall; remove interior white panels along wall and replace with FormicaSummer/Fall 2013$700Complete
HeadRemove wall covering and replace with FormicaSummer 2013$225Complete
V-BerthNew mattress & bedding; condensation stopper (Hypervent)Summer 2013$800Complete
Holding Tank PlumbingReplumb black water system; repair or replace toiletSummber 2013$1,000 Complete
SafetyNetting (pet net)Summer 2013$100Complete
Companionway Door & HatchReplace door handle and lock; repair and refinish hatch & tutleFall 2013$300Moved to Project List
HeaterPropane heaterFall 2013$800Using electric heater

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