NB Muleless

NB Muleless
Moored at Alrewas Sept 2013

Tuesday 23 July 2013

Nearly there – honest!!!

Such a lot is happening really fast now – it is amazing how much work goes into the finishing touches – but it is worth it.

We have been visiting more frequently – due to Gary actually being retired now!!! (early of course – he is not THAT old!)

So here are the latest pictures -

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Our bin has a purpose built home under the sink! Martin has shaped the shelf to hold it in place.

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Our first trip on Muleless – only a short one, testing the hybrid drive whilst moving the boat into the paint dock for the finishing touches – but it did feel good to be surrounded by water!

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The cratch is nearly finished – just waiting on the cover now!

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Front doors to lowered well deck now completed and lockable.

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The sliding door between the bathroom and cabin is now complete including white glass -

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The door now makes the cabin quite cosy!

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Engine now ready to go after it was commissioned by Graham at Hybrid Marine.

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We even have our plank and pole!

The next time we go up to Leicester we are starting to take  our stuff up and put on board, as we really are NEARLY THERE!!!!

Wednesday 10 July 2013

Another visit on a sunny day!

Its definitely getting close now – hopefully only a couple more weeks and then we will be able to enjoy Muleless and the sunshine (!!) actually out on the cut!

This week, a hive of activity – but oh, so many fiddly bits to finish off!!

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Our TV cabinet just about finished.

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All galley drawers and cupboards have doors and handles now.

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Galley to bathroom door glazed with white glass and fitted.

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In the cabin, sliding mirror doors fitted to wardrobes, and door to utility room fitted.

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Drawers at foot of bed made and fitted (note the lovely dovetail joints!)

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Front well deck and lockers boarded and marked up for hinges.

We also spent time with Mark making the templates for the cratch, so this should be well under way next visit!

We are waiting on a date from Graham at Hybrid Marine to come and commission the hybrid, this should be sometime next week, so we are very nearly there now!