We launched finally on Thursday and the mast was stepped on Friday. It is interesting when we have spent a lot of time during the winter to fix things at the boat, but still the last hour before the scheduled launch was so hectic to get everything done. I guess that it is another law of boating: the boat is ‘ready’ when the tractor/crane arrives…

For example, a jammed septic tank through-hull ball valve caused some grey hairs, but fortunately it came alive after spraying some penetrating oil.

 The mast was cleaned and treated with lamp oil

Cleaning and oiling the rigging screws