We then laid down some barrier textile to protect the floor and set the rails in concrete. We also set some concrete blocks on the ground upon which to sit the hydraulic jacks we’ll use to lift the boat. We’re giving the concrete a couple of weeks to go off completely because we can’t afford to take any chances.
|Setting the rails|
|Kev draws the short straw - cutting concrete blocks|
|This picture shows Geoff levelling the jacking blocks. Note the rod slotted through the keel: this will be used to lift the boat.|