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New Zealand 2003 Job Jar

Written by Cathy Siegismund
May 2003


New Zealand 2003 projects before leaving for Fiji

  • Add bowsprit stainless
  • Add fridge hinges
  • Adjust engine idle speed
  • Adjust valves
  • Anchor snubber anti-chafe stainless installed
  • Australian consulate - get tourist visa information
  • Battery for salinity tester
  • Bottom paint
  • Build seat back to keep Nav seat cushion from sliding forward
  • Buy new jack lines
  • Buy sealant
  • Buy anchor ball
  • Buy blank video tapes
  • Buy Celestial Nav update book
  • Buy charts for Fiji, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu
  • Buy clevis pin for gate and fix gate
  • Buy flares, etc update
  • Buy flat fender
  • Buy floating dinghy towing line
  • Buy Lazarette locks
  • Buy new 3-point tether
  • Buy new galley bulb + spares
  • Buy new galley rug
  • Buy new gas can - outboard and have cover made
  • Buy new outboard
  • Buy new outboard motor lifting harness
  • Buy new outboard spares
  • Buy new pressure gauge for dink
  • Buy oil Buy oil absorb pads
  • Buy Spectra filters
  • Buy 2 Spectra watermaker pickling solution and hose
  • Buy spray air for computer keyboard
  • Buy yanmar (cooling water hoses, 5 gates belts, 2 oil filters)
  • Cancel Auto insurance
  • Cancel Gym memberships
  • Cancel storage locker
  • Car fender fixed, cut and polished
  • Check all boat lights - replace bow lights
  • Clean anchor locker doors, put up canvas covers
  • Clean anti-siphon valves
  • Clean BBQ
  • Clean bilge
  • Clean fuel tank
  • Clean Lazarette
  • Clean out chart table
  • Clean out fridge
  • Clean rugs
  • Clean under grates, clean out drains, re-wire tie grates
  • Close ASB bank account
  • Close Sailors Corner, marine store, account
  • Computer locker latch
  • Cotter pin lifelines
  • Empty storage unit
  • Equalize / maintain batteries
  • Euromarine, buy Aqua Signal 25 port bow
  • Lofrans spares
  • Fill propane tanks
  • Fix head door from banging
  • Fix latch on foul weather gear locker
  • Fix latch on oven
  • Fix leaking head faucet
  • Fix solar panel cover plate
  • Hang new Maori print in head
  • Have new boat survey done and send to insurance broker
  • Hinges/catch on engine control panel
  • Inspect all halyards/lines/rig
  • Inspect dive tank, bc, reg - pick up
  • Inspect jib
  • Inspect MOM
  • Install light outlet in cockpit
  • Install telephone/TV receptacle
  • Inventory entire  boat
  • Inventory and clean all cupboards
  • Inventory flags - buy new if required
  • Inventory spares in quarterberth
  • Lube engine stop
  • Lube jib bag
  • Lube main sail track and trisail track
  • Lube prop
  • Lube thru-hulls
  • Lube winch handles
  • Lube winches
  • Mailing List
  • Make canvas cover for autopilot
  • Make reservations at marina in Australia
  • Malaria meds
  • Move backstay flag halyard so riding sail can be used
  • New control lines for the monitor
  • New screws for ladder
  • Order new meds for medical kit, with malarone for malaria
  • Order Seven Seas Newsletters on CD
  • Organize manuals
  • Provision
  • Put away Christmas decorations
  • Put Lee clothes back up
  • Add seizing wire on monitor control line block
  • Rebed deck prisms
  • Rebuild alternator
  • Rebuild head pump/hoses & replace intake hose
  • Receive final canvas work from Boat Cover Company
  • Re-organize and inventory books
  • Repair dingy
  • Replace anchor snubber
  • Replace engine control panel
  • Replace engine fresh water cooling hoses
  • Replace engine intake hoses
  • Replace Espar glow plug/filter
  • Replace fridge gasket
  • Replace FWD cabin lights breaker
  • Replace head seat
  • Replace hot water heater
  • Replace jerry jug boards
  • Replace line that holds monitor control line block to back stay
  • Replace screens and trim in v-berth hatch screens, and varnish
  • Replumb sink drain / add sink pumpout
  • Reseal cockpit autopilot control head
  • Sand down v-berth door, varnish
  • Screw down hatch and lube slides
  • Sell Car
  • Service fire extinguishers
  • Settee locker hinges/latches
  • Sew: new settee & nav station covers, repair lee clothes, anchor locker covers
  • Sewing machine serviced
  • Ship items home/leave in NZ
  • Snap shackles for workout bar
  • Swap anchor chain - end for end and re-mark
  • Tape and caulk handrail and eyebrow
  • Un-pickle watermaker
  • Upgrade to Pactor 3
  • Vacuum pack, stow varnish materials
  • Varnish new v-verth screens & quarterberth bench back
  • Waterproof companionway hatch
  • Waterproof lazerette doors
  • Wax hull
  • Wax interior surfaces of boat
  • Windlass cover maintenance

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