The blue coat is going on, The pilot house is almost completed and the half of the undercoat is on the old bed area inside. The pics will come soon.
To top things off, the weather is perfect: bright sunny warm days are here.
Gratis is a solid fibre glass pilot house 48ft Roberts Spray, based on Joshua Slocum’s famous original. Gratis has a displacement of 18 tons, beam of 14’6”, and is rigged as a mast head cutter with twin fore sails for downwind legs. Undertaking her third world trip, Gratis is a comfortable home, especially in some of the ugliest seas.