Refinish #3 - Pygmy Arctic Tern

This project was refinish/refit of a previously built Pygmy Arctic Tern.   I renewed the varnish and changed the stock Pygmy rigging to soft pad-eyes.

Length:  17 feet
Beam:  23 inches
Weight: ~39 lbs
  • This was the condition of the boat when I got it.
    This was the condition of the boat when I got it.
  • The original rigging with stock Pygmy plastic padeyes.
    The original rigging with stock Pygmy plastic padeyes.
  • Original state of the bottom.
    Original state of the bottom.
  • The bottom is is sanded.
    The bottom is is sanded.
  • New varnish for the bottom.
    New varnish for the bottom.
  • I added tethers to the hatches.
    I added tethers to the hatches.
  • The newly refinished boat.
    The newly refinished boat.
  • View of the new rigging.
    View of the new rigging.
  • View from the bow.
    View from the bow.