I numbered them wrong, so this is update number 4.
Not a lot to show at the moment, but we are still at it.
Forward berthing is insulated, now working on wiring and walls. Dealing with some problems with the portholes and broken screws, boring things like this.
Also, our pier sank. This has caused some delays
. They replaced it yesterday, so progress should accelerate.
Began work in the engine room. I am happy to hear any suggestions on how to clean oily bilges and stop a fuel fitting from leaking. The Russians were quite surprised when I showed them the kitty litter trick. Not because it's clever, but because (in typical western fashion) I solved the problem by spending money
I now understand I need to replace the main shaft and add a through hull for a secondary sea strainer. Will haul it out in a few months for that.
In the meantime, I have been accumulating things that will soon start to migrate to the boat: