The motor has been removed to allow a good cleaning and repainting of the bilge as well as access to replace the rotten bulkheads. Over several weeks of waiting for the crane Alan got it moved into place, inch by stubborn inch, so all they had to do was lift it straight out.
Look how lovely she was before he got started.
And then the dismantling began.
She finally made it back to the house, on the trailer… where she had to wait for a bit because Alan was busy rebuilding another engine…