New Fuel System Mizzen Traveler and More AwlWood MA

This week we go over the new fuel system and share the design, considerations and draw and return process. While normally you think fuel is not all that complicated, and ours isn’t, there was still a lot to consider. 3 diesel tanks, electric fuel pump, dual Racor filter boss, generator, primary engine and return fuel, it all needed to be considered.

We show the beautiful welds that Nick dod on the stainless steel handrails. I put together the mizzen traveler carr and teak supports as well as clean the metal from years of old varnish.

I also sanded and applied an additional coat of Awlwood MA on the toe rails, cap rails and spindles.
Oh and some bloopers because apparently talking is hard. lol

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Our Refit Playlist –
Our Sailing to New Orleans Playlist –
Our Epoxy Vs Polyester Fiberglass test results –
Our series on hatches –
and Our Series on new Freshwater Plumbing –

Some of the tools we mention in our videos are:
Oscillating Multi-tool –
Carbide Grinding blade for the oscillating tool –
Ryobi Skill Saw (I have the corded) –
The Cordless version is here –
Small Trim Router (Great for tight places) –
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Join us on our journey as we continue to rebuild, refit and prepare our Formosa 51 Sailboat for our continued cruising journey. We have always loved the Formosa, bought one (on a bit of a whim) late in 2014, moved aboard this one right away and started to do our refit while living board. We are avid fans of Cruising Outpost and Good Ole Boat (Good Old Boat) magazines and love the ideas we get from them.

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