The Merlin Close-Up
Here we have the beautiful Merlin out of the water during the winter. She is having an engine re-fit I believe, I have forgotten to be honest but when I see Dave, the owner, I will confirm it.
She has an unusual way of keeping upright when the tide begins to ebb. Because she has a fixed keel she needs to keep her balance so she has a pair of 'legs'.
On the left of the hull you can see a steel support leg, there are two of these, and they simply wind down as the water gets lower the legs keep her upright.
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The painting is not mounted or framed, the frame and mount you see here is for display purposes only. The image here is an accurate reproduction of all colours in the painting.