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Old 10-08-2011, 10:23   #1
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The Restoration of 'Lady J' - Launched After 19 Years Feet Dry

The day finally arrived and the "Lady J", K-40 hull number, went feet wet for the first time in 19 years. She seeped at about 1000 Gals an hour for the first thrity minutes and then took up rapidly. Twelve hours after launch, the water in the bilges had dropped below the pumps. As good as she looked on the hard, the sight of her in the water was amazing.

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Old 10-08-2011, 10:31   #2
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Re: Lady J Launches After 19 Years Feet Dry

Very nice indeed, CC. Well done.

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Re: Lady J Launches After 19 Years Feet Dry

Spectacular Charlie. Are you taking her out for a cruise? Any interior photos?
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Re: Lady J Launches After 19 Years Feet Dry

lovely,my boat looked as clean as that last week,sadly the seagulls had other ideas!!!!!!
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I'll get some interior shots later today. My camera died...
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Fantastic work.
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I still think they made the right decision to keep the hull bright. She's a beauty! Nice job CC!
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Great job, Charlie.
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yah, excellent work as always Charlie!! Congrats!!!!!
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Swoooon. Beautiful!
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OMG

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Now that is a thing of beauty. Hats off to you and your lads Charlie.
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Re: The Restoration of 'Lady J' - Launched After 19 Years Feet Dry

You are on C St near Squalicum right? I was down at the diesel repair shop and saw her when she was about to splash. Almost broke my neck looking. Absolutely beautiful!
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gorgeous boat charlie i too would love to see interior pics
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