In order to replace the seals and bearings on Rejoice's rudder, she had to be hauled out of the water. We were about due to repaint the part of the hull that is under water, so as long as we'd paid to have her hauled out, we took care of that as well. James wanted to do the rudder work, and we hired the fine folks at Active Marine for the bottom job. Yes, it's called a bottom job.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://gettingfr.ee/2019/02/20/boatyard-life/