go find a riggger.
make friends fast
consult and learn all you can. (might need a full on bbq.)
pick his brainand ask what would HE use if it were his boat and go from there.....he will see in person the problems and advise in fast words what you need. either tape record
his words or remember realllly well what he says and go for it. at christmas
or new years, give a niice present
you have an excellent hull
combo to build on. you have a bulletproof hull
that is able to sail rtw.
just the rest needs work, but that is normal for boats.
as long as hull and deck
are good..you are golden.
those were built with masts that are able to be stepped fro bridges. look at the bast/mast step see fit is still the original. ir is deck stepped. could well be that your deck is cored with a honey comb fg material hank was experimenting with that prevents sag of deck with age...check your compression
post below your mast
. check your keel bolts
. mine were a little weepy in 1990. i believe your have a bolt on iron keel
. was what mine was.
hank mckune didnt have encapsulated keels until someone broke the good mold
your boat was popped out of. hank made new molds and made encapsulated keels for yorktown line. his latest works were 40 ft and 37 ft and mine was 42, stretch transom.last layup
was 1991. mine. then health
issues forced him out of business.
btw..i watched hank lay up my 42--he did all by hand. gelcoat
is 1/8 in thick, hand painted into mold
. then he hand laid the matt and roving until that hull was 2 inches thick, or 27 layers. lots of resin. squeegied well. goood solid boat. enjoy her. he was proud o fall his babies and knew where every one was. i got to listen to many stories while he was working.