The boom has had the last coat of varnish and the hardware has been installed. Two cheek blocks and two cleats for the reefing lines are on the starboard side. The block, cleat and a saddle for the outhaul are on the port side. Additionally there is a pad-eye for the topping lift, and a pad-eye for a soft-shackle to ensure that the boom doesn’t slide off the goose-neck.

The footwell floor has had the final coat of varnish (PU), and the gaff is finished except for the block for the peak halyard. This block will be attached with a loop of Dyneema around the gaff. A small saddle on the underside of the gaff will keep this loop from sliding along.