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Monday, June 18, 2012

How far we've come! Rosie's Deck: Before & After

March, 2011 - Rosie's fore deck. BEFORE

March, 2012 - Rosie's fore deck. AFTER

March, 2011 - Rosie's aft deck and doghouse. BEFORE

May, 2012 - Rosie's aft deck (sans doghouse). AFTER

May, 2012 - Rosie's bow. BEFORE

May, 2012 - Rosie's bow. AFTER

Rosie's Bow. BEFORE

Rosie's Bow. AFTER

Rosie's new transom looks pretty out of place compared to the rest of the boat! This was early summer of 2011.

An overhead view of Rosie from last week (June, 2012). What a difference a year makes.

Shipwrights and volunteers continue the decking on Rosie. June, 2012

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