Refinish #6 - CLC Annapolis Wherry

This project was refinish/repair of a previously built Chesapeake Light Craft Annapolis Wherry. I sanded the old varnish and paint off, repaired a large section of the hull, and applied new varnish and paint.  

Length:  17 feet 9 inches
Beam:  38 inches
Weight: ~65 lbs
  • The bottom paint was in very bad shape when I got the boat.
    The bottom paint was in very bad shape when I got the boat.
  • The other side of the hull.
    The other side of the hull.
  • The old paint was sanded to the primer.
    The old paint was sanded to the primer.
  • A large crack in the hull that needed to be repaired.
    A large crack in the hull that needed to be repaired.
  • The crack was repaired with a section of fiberglass.
    The crack was repaired with a section of fiberglass.
  • New bottom paint on the hull.
    New bottom paint on the hull.
  • The varnish had flaked off of much of the interior.  Some of the wood was permanently water stained.
    The varnish had flaked off of much of the interior. Some of the wood was permanently water stained.
  • The aft seat had completely lost its varnish.
    The aft seat had completely lost its varnish.
  • Sanding has begun.
    Sanding has begun.
  • The interior is complete.  The discolored sections are still visible, but on the whole, the boat looks much better.
    The interior is complete. The discolored sections are still visible, but on the whole, the boat looks much better.