The twin Detroit TA-92 Diesel engines have been removed in a scary yet fascinating process using come along winches--was ever a tool more aptly named?!--and some good old fashioned elbow grease. Here are videos of the feat:
On another note...
Displaying the Rybovich in the Wooden Boat Festival was really fun. We met folks who were very interested, folks who offered advice from their own restoration experiences and folks who thought we were downright crazy!
SEA Marine booth and The Rybo at the 2022 Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival.
More progress to report...
The transom is being rebuilt and once again we marvel at Bob's artistry. We'll send photos of the finished product in the next blog. (Arrow is hard to see but this is a slideshow.)
We have also painted the interior with primer and started sanding woodwork--drawers before and after.