Its been a year since my last post so I thought I'd catch up to date here. The Lido 14 I bought with the dagger board keel was sailed a few times and sailed just fine, a couple times on Tempe Town Lake and a couple times on Lake Pleasant north of Phoenix.
Then I found a sweet little Classic Marine 10' Cat rigged dinghy. It didn't have a trailer so it was delivered in the back of a pickup truck. I bought a trailer that was originally a catamaran trailer and adapted it for the dinghy. I did a lot of work on it including a new axle with 13" wheels. The small 10' was just too small so I let it go and sold it to a girl in Flagstaff.
By the way, I wrecked the 2006 Porsche Cayenne (with no trailer hitch) and have replaced it with a 2005 Porsche Cayenne with a hitch.
Then I found another Lido 14 with the centerboard keel all in tact so I sold the other Lido 14 (dagger board keel) to the guy that sailed with me in the video.
So now the restoration of the current Lido 14 begins. The outside of the hull is a mess. a patch of fiberglass was peeling off so I ground it off and it turns out the hull had a crack in it. Instead of repairing the crack, a load of resin and cloth was layered over the crack. Due to the constant flexing of the crack, the patch just started to peel off the hull. That's up to date. I will cut the crack out and reconstitute the integrity of the hull. Then I will sand down the hull and prepare it for possible glass work and new paint.