As I First Saw Her . . .

(Year One, springtime)
. . . in the yard, before I bought her

Albin Vega as I found her

Starboard bow

Albin Vega as I found her

Port bow and side

Albin Vega as I found her

Deck

Albin Vega as I found her

Cockpit

. . . and her deteriorated 34-year old interior, before I ripped it all out.

Albin Vega as I found her

The forepeak, almost as I found it: I ripped off some of the plastic lining with its dry—rotted, probably 35 year—old foam backing.

Albin Vega as I found her

Starboard side of “the salon”.

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