⛵️After 22 years abandoned 😱it’s time to (pressure) wash our sailboat #092
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⛵️After 22 years abandoned 😱it’s time to (pressure) wash our sailboat #092

August 14, 2019

As you can tell the boat is a lot different already. What we are gonna do this week? We’re gonna prepare the boat for painting. This week we’re gonna give a huge clean up outside of the boat and start taking things off the deck so we can finally finally start painting this boat. So, let’s get started. I’m Roberta. And I’m Duca. And for the past year we have been building our own tiny shipping container house. Made possible by our Patrons (Thank you!!) So we can travel around knowing that we
will always have this little place that we can call home. But guess what? We just found our dream project before we expected: this abandoned sailboat. So we’re gonna stop building the house for a couple months to bring our boat back to life. And then we’re gonna go back and finish the house. *New episode every Monday!! So, we’re gonna wash this now. We’re really curious to see the boat without this black part. We have a long way to go. Let’s get to work then. It’s a pretty easy job and actually it’s really fun. Of course we should have done the deck
before but the machine was with some problems. And we were curious to see the side of
the boat. It’s fine, it’s all good. Ready? Yeah. Let’s do it. We only have one trouble, the rest is fine. This is the only one that is giving us some trouble. To be continued… Too many locked bolts… leave it for later… Last job of the day. At least the mosquitoes didn’t kill us yet. At leas another successful job. Yeah, a successful job. That’s pretty good. It’s good when you do something from beginning to end. Not like this. All these marks are the ones that we couldn’t take off. It’s like 15 from each side. We need a better tool and we will eventually get that done. Otherwise we will need to screw on
the top of it and that’s gonna be a mess. We’re practicing how to get the
drone on the air because once we are sailing we will need to do that moving and that’s gonna be a lot harder. Successful mission. Success. Next try. We tried all the methods you could imagine to take this screw off. So now the next step is to break
the screw. Let’s see if we can do it. The big, not the huge. That’s a victory. We won one. One out of 30 screws that we need to take off. After half an hour. That method was taking too long, so… Last chance. If we don’t do it with this I don’t know how we’re gonna do it. Jig saw it is. Good news. We can do it. Is it off? Yeah. It worked, but now we have another… I don’t know… 20 or 30 to go. We can do it. That’s a really really really good thing. You guys have no idea how big of a
victory this is. That was like a week fighting with this track. We did it. That’s pretty good. So, what day is today? Moving day. Today we are finally gonna move the boat from here after years. We’re gonna write somewhere the amount of years it’s been sitting exactly on this spot. Because in 22 years the boat
went to many spots on the boat yard. We found out which day… the exactly day this boat is been here in this marina. So just for fun, that’s the picture
of the dates the boat moved on the last 22 years. Yeah, but today we’re gonna take the boat to the covered place. Because we are gonna start sanding the hull to get ready for the painting. That’s the idea. So we are waiting for a travel lift and we’re gonna see the boat on the Travel lift for the first time. That’s exciting and scary. But let’s do it. Here we go. Looks pretty good!! Hello. New home? Yeah. So here’s our new spot. Really loud because everyone… It’s pretty dark inside now. And really loud. A lot of people working here. But it’s all good. At least now we can sand the boat and no rain is gonna come because… It’s about time to welcome on board our new Patrons. Yep. The list is long this week also. Thanks so much and welcome on board Ivan, Z-non or Zac. Timothy, Orville, Mattheu, David, Marek, Eric, William, Randy and William. Another William. Guys, thanks so much we really really really appreciate the support. And we hope you guys enjoy the extra video that we are gonna prepare today for you. Yeah, today we are gonna shoot a short… Sometimes we have been doing that, a short up to date video exclusively for Patrons. Because the refit is just too long and we’re not like in real time right now . So, it’s just a perk just to show you how is the boat right now. We hope you enjoy it. We see you guys next week. Join the crew


  • Reply Aaln1 Aaln1 August 7, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    I think you guys need to learn about impact drivers. That would probably have done the trick of removing those screws. A set like this is cheap and you can buy a set of bits for it too. Not criticising just think easy is better. There are all sorts of impact drivers and boat engines need them ALL! Lovely vlog…..

  • Reply Showdown August 7, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    I admire your energy and spirit, but to me personally, I think it is a waste of time…………………….

  • Reply Walkertongdee August 7, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    They abandon it for 20 years now they get the urge to pressure wash it. Something tells me that ain't gonna fix it, poor maintenance guys.

  • Reply ASA TECHNICS August 7, 2019 at 10:01 pm

    o nome do barco é tao mau xD abutre é o nome de um passaro que come coisas mortas xD

  • Reply IOXAN PHENOMENON August 7, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    Good Stuff !

  • Reply HOTROD SOUNDS August 7, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    keep the videos coming

  • Reply Craig Cowley August 7, 2019 at 11:13 pm

    WD40 is not good for that but well done for giving it all a go. A big thumbs up

  • Reply lawrence burchett August 7, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    Well I have mutterd a prayer to the Boat Repair Gods for you kids , your going to need all the help you can get remember after cleaning a basic hull check , before even thinking about spalashing that vessel do a thorough , and I mean thorough exam of every square inch ( centimeter) of that bilge you can get at , with particular attention to the thruhulls every shut off valve must be functioning and not leaking .If you have any doubt about a section of hull beat the crap out of it with a hammer , better to findout on land ,.I am a boat builder and carpenter, wood and fiberglass mainly , but have had experiance ( on Tug Boats ) with steel , I wish you well and may Manamann mac Lir keep you from storm and strife .( celtic God of the Sea)

  • Reply Andre Dupuis August 8, 2019 at 12:22 am

    The marina staff must be sooo happy to see her in good hands and getting the love she needs. Cheers 🥂

  • Reply nbookie August 8, 2019 at 1:17 am

    Get a good set of easy out drills. Your screw problems will be gone for 80%. Get a set of helix and a cheap num cracker for the other 20%.

  • Reply Carlos Eduardo August 8, 2019 at 2:04 am


  • Reply ccjkk1 August 8, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Just a quick tip: this wouldve been much less work-like with drinks and swimwear. Great work guys

  • Reply Mobile Players August 8, 2019 at 3:54 am

    Too fast to see anything good

  • Reply Nate Rodda August 8, 2019 at 4:28 am

    Awesome video. If you have not completed sanding yet I saw other videos where you can use a cheap attachment for a pressure washer that turns your pressure washer into a wet sand blaster. Just as slow as your cleaning but still saves days. Cheers, she's looking good!

  • Reply Riccardo Finotti August 8, 2019 at 8:55 am

    For the locked bolts you should use a percussion screw driver, and some WD40.

  • Reply tony barnes August 8, 2019 at 10:21 am

    cant wait to see the house and boat finnshed ,,, you two do good work, and Duca you look much better with short hair.

  • Reply Arturas nesakysiu August 8, 2019 at 11:42 am

    hmm i have question do these old sailboats contain asbestos inside? Or wasnt it used on sailboats?

  • Reply Randolfo Romero August 8, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    Hire an expert
    To see the integrity of the vessel

  • Reply wodan74 August 8, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    i would definitely remove the name from the sides… the font is so ugly. Also the backside could use a modern font style.

  • Reply Серж Воробьев August 8, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    вы в курсе что Abutre-это стервятник?

  • Reply letrajota August 8, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    Tá bombando os vídeos do veleiro cara fico feliz por vocês

  • Reply Brian Larson August 8, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    Are you planning to change the name of the boat, and if so, have you picked one out yet?

  • Reply Gary Herlth August 8, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    Just found you guys and I like you both, Keep it up. I just subscribed. I want to follow you during this cleaning stage.

  • Reply Gary Herlth August 8, 2019 at 6:29 pm

    And I live here in Miami Florida. Please keep the sail boat upgrade going.

  • Reply Anne Grete Wardrope August 8, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    Love you, you are doing a great job 👍

  • Reply Oscar Rubio August 8, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    Hello from Spain, Catalonia! Please don't stop this project, in a nearly future I want to do the same as you with my girlfriend, I'm watching all the videos about this fantastic project! Keep pushing with it!

  • Reply Submanca August 8, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    To get screws out use liquid wrench penetrating oilfollow instructions works great!!

  • Reply d st August 8, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    Love your videos!💙

  • Reply Motores na TV - Marcus Copetti August 8, 2019 at 10:40 pm

    Se eu contar que apenas hoje descobri que esse veleiro está NO BRASIL, vai ter gente me zoando. Essa mania de vocês se comunicarem em inglês, mais os vídeos sobre a construção e reforma no contêiner, as vezes, trazem a impressão de que a reforma no barco estivesse sendo feita no exterior !! ahahahaha Sem contar os comentários, majoritariamente de pessoas fora do Brasil.. Paguei um mico hoje !!

  • Reply Vincent Vega August 8, 2019 at 11:08 pm

    It will be awesome once you guys get done!!!!

  • Reply Klaus Green August 9, 2019 at 1:48 am

    I have been immensely enjoying watching your sailboat renovation journey. You both are such a cute couple and truly appear to enjoy working together on various projects. This appears to be your most challenging project! I can't wait to see the final end product and to journey on the open seas with you. Keep the videos coming! Klaus from Southern California, USA

  • Reply karl p August 9, 2019 at 7:53 am

    oi your using WD40 to drill a hole. its lubricating oil????? not cutting oil. there is a big difference guys. just drill SS medium speed and keep it cool.

  • Reply J. Moura August 9, 2019 at 10:38 am

    Nossa ficou muito show o trabalho de vcs, parabéns. 😍

  • Reply Brent Weeks August 9, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    For tough screws, get a product called “Mouse Milk”. A crazy good product. WD 40 is water compared to Mouse Milk.

  • Reply Dan Thomas August 9, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    Paint the anti skid areas with a paint called "Kiwi Grip."

  • Reply SoloSailor August 9, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    EXCELLENT!! Old boats need young owners! A good boat will out-live several humans, so this Energy Transfer of Youth is critical to the boat's Life. "Thank You"!! ( in case you haven't heard Her whisper thanks already.) Cheers!

  • Reply Soccercleats Crush August 9, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    That boat looks really sound and I bet you got it cheap, it will be awesome when you finish it

  • Reply Bill M August 9, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Looks great but next time if you get a real power washer you will save yourself a lot of time and energy

  • Reply Sergio Olodum August 9, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    Esta sem a quilha.

  • Reply Upallnight August 9, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    You could have used an Eastwood Screw buster along with a pneumatic air hammer to remove those rusted in screw. Never had a screw that I couldn't remove with the screw buster. I know you are not in the States but that tool can also be purchase on Amazon.



  • Reply Quynh Duong August 9, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    great editing

  • Reply Cael817 August 9, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Sorry but i think i need to reinforce DJ-H and zxggwrt comments below. The tip/nozzle with the bottle is for applying detergents/cleaning agents. If you bought that Stihl new, it should have come with one or two more tips/nozzles, probably one rotary and one with a flat(ish) beam. I promise, the difference is quite astonishing, even if this pressure washer is a small one. They might be located behind the orange front cover. https://static.stihl.com/upload/assetmanager/merkmal_imagefilename/scaled/zoom/a7a7dd20825f434f8256eb5e07667b4a.jpg

  • Reply Cris Moore August 9, 2019 at 11:33 pm

    High 5 you guys. Relax and enjoy the journey. I never understand who gives thumbs down. I assume jealous people. By the way you are great

  • Reply Doc Holiday August 10, 2019 at 12:18 am

    Smuks painter services we fill it up with water make sure it doesn't leak then we paint 2 or 3 colors …call me for a price …girl and u can help..🥋🤣

  • Reply josh L August 10, 2019 at 1:38 am

    Cant wait for more videos!!

  • Reply Thiago Augusto Oliveira August 10, 2019 at 3:06 am

    Porque não fazem mais vídeos em português?

  • Reply Viviane Buonora August 10, 2019 at 5:10 am

    I love this channel. Thank you so much to subscribe my channel too: wonderful cook br

  • Reply krays August 10, 2019 at 7:58 am

    wishing you all the very best , well done guys.

  • Reply Joe Closs August 10, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    Do you know the history of the boat at all?

  • Reply Robert H August 10, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    Wow, the boat is like new under all the dirt , its going to look amazing with all your hard work !! Brilliant !

  • Reply Ryan Sutherland-Charlton August 10, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    do you know the original owner of the boat ? as I am sure that is not your property , legally you need a title

  • Reply Paul Gray August 10, 2019 at 5:21 pm

    Shiney happy people

  • Reply Philip Zalewski August 10, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Make sure your drone home is the remote location and not the launch point when sailing. Need to change the settings. Otherwise you might lose it.

  • Reply suliman elgehani August 10, 2019 at 10:27 pm

    Was waiting for this moment, guys. Cleaning😍😍 and let it Shining like the old days

  • Reply Joe Blow August 10, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Did you pick the sh!ttiest power washer available on purpose? 😉 Subbed. I had a 34' Fairliner that started in that kind of shape and I eventually used it as a live aboard after spending countless hours restoring it. I sold it for a song because it became a money pit, but dang I miss it.

  • Reply Warisgreat August 11, 2019 at 12:04 am

    How the engine?

  • Reply Laj51 August 11, 2019 at 12:37 am

    Here i am in Montreal, Canada watching "A novela das 6" on Globo and surfing youtube. Only fitting i find a Brazilian sailing channel. Glad to subscribe.

  • Reply Robert De Young August 11, 2019 at 2:01 am

    Hello from Bob in Toronto. Found your channel today and love it.

  • Reply Lance Hansen August 11, 2019 at 2:33 am


  • Reply Conny Svensson August 11, 2019 at 10:18 am

    We're is the keil

  • Reply Bob Wilson August 11, 2019 at 10:39 am

    Two ways to remove these screws.
    1 impact screw driver.
    2 use easy outs
    best of luck

  • Reply Mr. Satyre August 11, 2019 at 11:39 am

    They don't look old enough to have owned a boat for 22 years.

  • Reply Hessel Bleeker August 11, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    i should've sandblasted the outside way easier in my opinion

  • Reply Conny Svensson August 11, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    Yes i thought so

  • Reply Conny Svensson August 11, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    The boat looking find I think you did an awesome deal

  • Reply vorovee3 August 11, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    you guys are so adorable. Its a pleasure watching you work so hard and planning to achieve a goal that is also a passion. The banter between you is fun to watch and I can tell (hopefully) that you guys have such a good relationship. I live and work in South Florida with many people that came from where you are, and they almost always seem so happy, filled with life and adventure and hard workers no matter the situation. It's also one of my favorite accents (although I doubt you think you have one)! lol. I look forward to your next video and wish you the best!

  • Reply Richard Comeau August 11, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    <3 you guys!

  • Reply AnthraxBird August 11, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    As a mechanic, I'd highly recommend getting an Impact Driver for the stuck hardware. It works wonders!

  • Reply Peter W August 11, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    Having fun watching your uploads everytime! Good luck with fixing up that boat

  • Reply George Dean August 11, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    KROIL for penetrating & extracting old rusted fittings.

  • Reply James Daykin August 11, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Man drilling those screws out made me want to eat my fingers :-= buy some extractors otherwise i'll send you some hahaha

  • Reply Billy Kelly August 11, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    Brilliant OCD vid 😁😁👍 love it . 🤣

  • Reply Ricky Hildebrand August 11, 2019 at 10:37 pm

    Scrub Brush with a 4 foot handle…. (2)Impact wrench for the screws.

  • Reply Elliott Manning August 12, 2019 at 12:23 am

    That retractable keel makes things so much easier in the Boatyard!!!

  • Reply nonp August 12, 2019 at 12:56 am

    That power washer is a bit duff.

  • Reply Bljuzga August 12, 2019 at 9:09 am

    Very watchable and enjoyable episode, this time no need for 1.50 video speed ^^ keep up the good work

  • Reply Will _ August 12, 2019 at 10:05 am

    Subscribed at :22 seconds. Shipping container home AND sailing? That’s exactly what I’m doing.

  • Reply D B August 12, 2019 at 5:47 pm

    get a real pressure washer! Geeze, painful to watch.

  • Reply Coin Noob August 12, 2019 at 5:56 pm

    you need a tap out screw remover, there easy and fast

  • Reply cheto ruz August 12, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    la mejor de las suertes desde merida yucatan mexico. exito 🙂

  • Reply Paulo Carneiro August 12, 2019 at 9:49 pm

    Tenho experiência de morar em uma Kombi, mas acredito que morar em um barco seja muito melhor. Na Kombi as estradas consomem combustível, já no barco o vento nos leva à tidos os lugares.

  • Reply nonp August 12, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    We’re all guilty of buying cheap budget tools for many reasons,glad you got it done.In the end it’s hardwork that decides the outcome.Love the boat,it will be beautiful.keep the updates coming.cheers.

  • Reply Geiger Tec August 12, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    Great work on the boat and cool to see people building their own house. But as a woman of color who has never had much privilege I am having trouble understanding why other people feel the need to provide free money to this lovely couple just so they can pursue these projects. I would bet that most of the people who give money are employed and work very hard for what they have but own neither a large sailboat, nor their own home. So my question is why does this couple deserve free money just to do their hobbies and leisure activity – especially when there are more deserving people out there who don't even have food let alone their own sailboat?

  • Reply John M August 13, 2019 at 12:03 am

    Your doing a great job,its going to look awesome when its all done. I like the music too,lol

  • Reply Sam Roesch August 13, 2019 at 1:08 am

    PB blaster is my favourite for stuck fasteners, makes a difference over WD-40

  • Reply Cl. Dukes August 13, 2019 at 1:23 am

    Hello there , why dont u use bond doo , like they use on car for trusts and sand it off.

  • Reply Robert August 13, 2019 at 2:37 am

    That's gotta be the worst pressure washer ever

  • Reply Kumander WARS August 13, 2019 at 3:44 am

    Cool video 😍❤️

  • Reply Mike Skelly August 13, 2019 at 6:27 am

    Soon 'The Vulture' will become 'The Odd Life' and a lifelong tribute to your friend. Fair winds and following seas for many years to come from a retired old sailor…

  • Reply Kjeksy August 13, 2019 at 8:46 am

    your not suppose to have the bottle on the pressure washer unless your using soap, it is way more powerfull without the bottle…

  • Reply Hubert Judeaux August 13, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    hi from french britany
    about blocked nut or screw
    need to use manual impact screw with good head for good screw
    will be better after let oil work few days
    about wd 40 good brand but try to find more stronger rust nuts oil
    have nice day enjoy to do this renovation

  • Reply Dean Hilgeman August 13, 2019 at 1:39 pm

    wouldn't an impact screwdriver for the stuck screw have worked better?

  • Reply hugelaho August 13, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    So cool, subbed☺👍

  • Reply Dan States August 13, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    Did you try penetrating oil before drilling out the stuck screws? That stuff is magical… WD40 isn't a lubricant either btw

  • Reply ASTERIX19811 August 13, 2019 at 10:52 pm

    On rusty screws is best CocaCola or Pepsi 😉👍😃

  • Reply Scott Phillips August 13, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    A gift from heaven… No serious…

  • Reply Suzanne Ouimet August 13, 2019 at 10:58 pm

    Would like to know how old you are, if it’s any of our business

  • Reply tinkmarshino August 13, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    Well, now that I have watched all of the boat videos.. I can remember my adventures when I was young.. Mostly with cars and this country (USA) But there was the trip to Columbia for 9 months and the life in Mexico.. These are the times of your life my friends.. they will sustain you in your old age with miles and some pain.. for there will be pain mixed with these good times (there always is).. Be strong for those times and enjoy it while it is yours.. Thank you for your sharing and carry on!

  • Reply Rocket Points Sports August 14, 2019 at 12:41 am

    Having owned and sailed a Morgan 50, your work reminds me of so much pain! But you are both so adorable and happy. Your hard work will result in much joy and appreciation for your vessel. Love your vids!

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