James Stevens No 10

Serene, Historic boat trips around St.Ives Bay. Aboard the former St.Ives Lifeboat

This Historic Sailing and Rowing lifeboat was built in 1899.

James Stevens No.10

Coming 2020 Season

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PROGRESS UPDATE 20.03.20 busy day up at JAMES STEVENS No10, but don’t worry I’m safe up there πŸ‘ because I’m working on my own so no close social contact. I can also still fit through the forward hatch because I haven’t been panic buying food. 🀣 - replacement air box knee fitted, sanded and painted. Lots of smaller jobs completed too πŸ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

The replacement knee support that I made for the forward air box fits a treat πŸ‘ we can now crack on with finishing the work on this area. πŸ€› ... See MoreSee Less

The replacement knee support that I made for the forward air box fits a treat πŸ‘ we can now crack on with finishing the work on this area. πŸ€›Image attachment

These lighter evenings are coming in handy πŸ‘ it means I can get a couple of jobs done when I get home from work 😁 Starboard side forward air box needs a replacement knee support , luckily I’ve got a nice piece of hardwood at home and it’s just the right dimensions πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ template made and timber cut ready to scarf in - should fit a treat 🀞 ... See MoreSee Less

These lighter evenings are coming in handy πŸ‘ it means I can get a couple of jobs done when I get home from work 😁 Starboard side forward air box needs a replacement knee support , luckily I’ve got a nice piece of hardwood at home and it’s just the right dimensions πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ template made and timber cut ready to scarf in - should fit a treat 🀞Image attachment

Whilst we have been busy working on the boat, Mark Penberthy Cornish has been busy working on the engine and propulsion systems. The old engine mounts have been removed (not easily) then sand blasted, treated, primed and the first top coat. Looking good Mark πŸ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

PROGRESS UPDATE: 15.03.20 - No time lapse this time πŸ˜‚ After a weekend of rust removal, degreasing, scrubbing and pressure washing below decks, we have some BEFORE & AFTER photos for you πŸ˜πŸ‘ thanks to Mark Penberthy Cornish for getting the wire brush for the angle grinder - the engine beds are ready for you now Mark πŸ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

PROGRESS UPDATE: 14.03.20 Cleaned and pressure washed the aft air box compartment and did a few little jobs around the deck. I also had a couple of helpers today which was great. Stephen Kilby from SurfaceRehab came up with his pro sanding equipment. Steve and Geoff Langford set about sanding the thwarts (seats) Thank you for you help guys πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ ... See MoreSee Less

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St Ives Boats (Dolly P) Outside the Lifeboat Station Wharf Road St Ives TR26 1LF