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in my wheelhouse

 

RP 15 in Schiedam

 

RP15

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Build in 1940, a former police patrol vessel
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Former sign names were: RP XV, RP 67 and RP 15

 

 

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fresh painted back to the harbour
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20 minutes from our home port Zierikzee
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This is the view when at our berth in Zierikzee

Zierikzee

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a sunny day in Rotterdam

 

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a little bit of girlpower in the kitchen

GD with hat

 

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starting to improve the electricity
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the technical brain of the project
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Antwerp, Water-Rant event 2017
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taken from the MAS building in Antwerp

Antwerp Waterrant

 

 

 

 

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new steel parts

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the woodstove

 

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testing the woodstove during summertime, with all windows open
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A present from my husband, a bow thruster, so I can easier manoeuver when alone

 

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works on bow thruster

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RP 15 in Schiedam 2
In Schiedam

 

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vacation
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repairs
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It’s not a window! Just more repairs in the hull.
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a new old-style sink
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My husband is an excellent carpenter

 

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Tuncay on board

Jacob at work

bad hair day
Also guys have a bad hair day
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at the barber in Rotterdam
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the boys went to the barber in Rotterdam
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father and son

the cook and her lover

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repairing the old kitchen sink
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installing double glassed windows, back side wheelhouse

 

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installing double glassed windows, front wheel house
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in the hoist at Jacob’s wharf
weight of RP15
weight of the boat

 

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This needs some attention

 

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repairs
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repairs

the home port

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at the Westerschelde
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she’s coming closer and the width of the navigable water is less than 400 meters
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something went wrong here
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a small seaship stranded
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full concentration
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ready for backwash and stern waves…

 

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cleaning the anchor place
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the anchor after sandblasting and galvanizing
RP15 and RP3
RP 3 and RP 15
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Entrance Spiere Canal in Belgium
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She fits in…

 

 

RP 15 repairs after sand blasting
after sandblasting

RP 15 after sand blasting

 

 

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We placed old style windows in the doors to the kitchen

 

 

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repairs under water

 

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in Antwerp docks
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the brand of the engine  (a Kromhout 8 cylinder from approximately 1950)
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in Antwerp docks
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in Antwerp docks
Docks by night
Antwerp Docks by night

 

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John the captain of the buoy tender of Suriname on board

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beside a former rescue vessel

Astene bridge

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the surveyor measuring the hull thickness

 

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Still have difficulties to decide whether I want to become farmer or not
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works of the former owner, a new wheelhouse
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Works of the former owner
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The engine the former owner installed, a Kromhout 8 Cylinder
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How she looked when the former owner started