The following is a reprint of an article written by Bill Robertson, as an agent for Milt Baker. I thought that it was a great writeup about an excellent boat. A boat that certainly sets the standard for where I want to be. As you can see, it is not in final form but I wanted to get it up as soon as possible. Pictures and sketches will be added as I get them and figure out how to get them in. The reprint should be fairly accurate, but I reserve the right to take editorial license.
A Proven Bluewater Cruising Yacht
If you're looking towards the purchase of a proven bluewater cruising yacht to carry you to distant shores, the Allied Seawind II Solution could be just your ticket.
A tough and capable 32 - foot ketch Solution is outfitted with the finest gear for serious cruising and has been maintained with loving care. She carries all the gear necessary to cruise to virtually any port in the world, the kind of gear usually found only on larger, more expensive yachts.
Solution was built in 1978 as hull number 88 of the Seawind II design by the Wright-Allied Yacht Company in Catskill, New York, and delivered in June 1978 to Milt and Judy Baker. Since taking delivery in Annapolis that year,, the Bakers have cruised the yacht more than 20,000 miles.
"We've been sailing since we were kids, and we were looking for a solid cruising boat that could be easily handled offshore by a middle-aged couple," Milt Baker told me as we relaxed aboard Solution in the Bahamas. "As soon as we saw the Seawind II, we knew we'd found just what we were looking for."
When Commander Milt Baker retired from the U.S. Navy in 1983, he and Judy began cruising full time. Over the next few years, they sailed Solution from Florida to New England, then offshore to the Caribbean, and down the island chain to Grenada.
From the Caribbean, they sailed her to Bermuda, then back to the Chesapeake Bay for a summer. In the fall, they joined the annual yacht migration south, cruising down the Intracoastal Waterway to Florida, then to the Bahama Islands where they spent the winter. Since that time, Solution has returned to the Bahamas and cruised the Florida Keys extensively.
The Bakers enjoyed the cruising lifestyle so much they decided to open a "retirement" business where they could draw upon their cruising experience. In 1986 they opened Bluewater Books & Charts in Fort Lauderdale, and it's now one of the most successful nautical bookstores and chart agencies in the United States.
But Bluewater Books & Charts is a demanding business, and the Bakers no longer have the time to cruise Solution to distant ports.
The person who buys Solution will be be getting a solid cruising yacht that can carry him safely and comfortably most anywhere in the world. He'll be getting a yacht that has had the very finest equipment intelligently selected and professionally installed, a yacht with systems that have been fine-tuned and have worked reliably over thousands of miles, and a yacht that is truly ready for extended cruising. In short, he'll be getting a well maintained cruising yacht with a proven track record.
The Seawind II is a cruising yacht designed and built with but one goal: to carry her crew safely, comfortably and quickly to distant ports of call.
In the early 1960s, the original Allied Seawind - a 30-footer - was the first fiberglass yacht to circumnavigate the earth. And since then other Seawind skippers have circled the globe as well.
The Seawind II, at 32 feet, is a logical extension of the original Seawind design by distinguished naval architect Thomas Gillmer. In developing the Seawind II, Gillmer drew upon the invaluable background provided by the thousands of successful oceangoing Seawind miles, in combination with his own vast experience as a designer, sailor and Scawind owner.
With her long keel and medium displacement, the Seawind II provides maximum directional stability and superior performance. She is a fast boat, even in light airs, stable, and surprisingly stiff.
Why a Ketch?
The ketch has been the choice of experienced cruising sailors for generations. Ever since the sturdy Tahiti ketch made her official debut in 1935, cruising sailors have specified ketches for four key reasons:
--A ketch breaks sail area up into smaller, more easily handled packages. This means a ketch can be handled by a smaller crew.
--A ketch provides more spars to hang sails on, and dramatically improves reaching in light air.
--With her low center of gravity and balanced sailplan, a ketch is the most comfortable and fastest of rigs on a reach.
--In heavy weather, a ketch heaves-to wonderfully with a backed forestaysail and a reefed mizzen. Just ask Milt and Judy about the time they laid hove-to for 26 hours in a North Atlantic storm while they were enroute to the Virgin Islands.
In practice, the Bakers have found Solution a very easy boat to handle. She makes swift offshore passages with a minimum of fuss.
Light air or heavy, Solution's offshore average is consistently above 100 miles per day, and 125 mile days are common. Mat reports that her best 24-hour day to date was 166 miles reaching south in the Caribbean tradewinds - a 24 hour average of close to seven knots!
Handmade by American craftsmen on the shores of the Hudson River, the Seawind II's standard features include solid, hand laid fiberglass construction with end-grain balsa cored deck and cabin top, all fittings through-deck-bolted with solid backing plates and stainless steel washers, seacocks on all thru-hulls beneath the waterline, heavy duty rack-and-pinion steering, extra heavy duty extruded aluminum rub rail, and much more.
Overbuilt is the key word for the Allied Seawind II. From the top of her oversized spars and rigging to the 32-pound bronze heel casting on the after end of the keel, you'll find everything about the the Seawind II to be overbuilt.
And there are literally dozens of other features you'll like: cast lead internal ballast, four-inch toerails, rugged rack and pinion steering, and Gillmer's long keel with attached rudder and protected propeller.
The yacht's accomodation and layout are simple and functional.
Aboard Solution the original dark Formica bulkheads have been refinished in off-white with solid teak trim, and the effect is quite traditional. In fact, at first glance you'd swear you were in the salon of an elegant old wooden yacht.
Entering the main cabin, you find an L-shaped galley to port. The galley provides a deep sink served by hot and cold pressure water, purified water from a Seagull purifier, foot pumps for both fresh water and salt water, and a built-in dispenser for dish washing detergent.
Solution's stainless steel Shipmate stove has a three-burner propane range and a large oven. The stove has searails and pot-locks, and it's gimballed with a specially installed 25 pound lead weight affixed to the bottom to dampen movement in heavy seas.
The top-loading ice box is six cubic feet, including a 1.5 cubic foot freezer, and extra closed cell polyurethane has been added for an average of 3.5 inches of insulation on all sides.
To starboard is the navigation station. The oversized chart table is 36 x 39 inches and is home for the satellite navigation unit, Loran-C receiver, VHF radio, single sideband/ham radio receiver, and depth sounder. Adjacent to the chart table is the Signet Knotlog, showing both trip miles and total miles, and the master electrical panel for both the 12 volt system and the 110 volt system. The navigation station has both white lighting for inport use and red lighting for use underway. A Danforth Corsair compass is within easy view of the navigation station.
The main salon has a single settee berth to port and one to starboard, and custom teak dining table (with two leaves and concealed liquor storage) between. On the starboard main bulkhead is a large custom teak bookcase.
For entertainment, you'll find a color TV with omnidirectional masthead antenna, VCR with remote control, and AM-FM cassette player stereo in the main salon.
Ventilation in the main cabin is from a large Lexan opening hatch overhead plus a Dorade ventilator two exhaust ventilators, and an opening port.
Forward of the main salon on the starboard side is the head compartment. In addition to the Raritan PH marine toilet, the head compartment contains a hot and cold pressure water shower and a sump with electric pump to clear away shower water. Because of its size and design, the head is easily cleaned after showers. Forward of the head compartment is a lavatory.
Solution's comfortable V-berth is larger than those I've seen aboard many 50-footers. This is mainly because the Seawind II carries her beam so far forward, and it results in a V-berth that is six and one-half feet wide at its head and over six feet long - remarkable for a 32-footer.
The V-berth area can be closed off for privacy, offering a lavatory and mirror, space for dressing and private access to the head compartment. The area is cooled by a large overhead hatch, a removable cowl vent, and two opening ports.
For a 32-foot boat, Solution's stowage capacity is truly remarkable. She has the capacity to carry all the gear, supplies, food, water and fuel necessary to be self sufficient for weeks on a long passage or in a secluded anchorage.
Solution carries a total of 106 gallons of water: 60 in her main tank above the keel, 40 in her starboard tank, and six in her stainless steel hot water heater. Water tanks are stainless steel.
The yacht's fuel capacity is 40 gallons, giving her a range under power in excess of 400 miles.
The Bakers believe that outside gear should be stowed outside, and Solution's two large cockpit lockers provide storage for all the gear you don't want inside: sails, lines, spare anchors, life jackets, fenders, dinghy accessories, snorkeling and dive gear, fishing gear, and the like.
Ample galley stowage for dishes, cutlery, cooking utensils, and condiments is above the sink and above and outboard of the stove. In addition, there is stowage for large pots and pans in a special compartment outboard of the stove. The area beneath the stove offers storage for small tools.
Solution has a total of 11 drawers, eight of which are in the custom teak cabinet outboard of the starboard settee. The yacht's teak bookcase has nine running feet of shelves, and there is more than and one-half feet of additional bookshelf space for paperback books. In addition, Solution has large lockers beneath both the port and starboard settees and clothing lockers with shelves outboard of the port settee.
Solution's head compartment has an opening locker with stowage beneath the air conditioner evaporator unit, and there is additional stowage behind the sliding doors above and outboard of the forward sink. Opposite the head, Solution has a large hanging locker with outboard shelves.
There is additional stowage beneath the V-berth, full-length shelves and custom full length lockers above the V-berth, and a custom cabinet for charts above the V-berth Forward of the V-berth is a chain locker for the Yacht's two anchor rodes.
"The amount of stowage this boat has," Judy Baker says, "is just unbelievable!"
As a cutter-rigged ketch Solution has her sails broken into easily handled packages
The cornerstone of her sailing gear is Hood Seafurl roller furling, a system Milt says has performed flawlessly over thousands of miles. With this system, the anodized aluminum headsail foil is permanently in place over a strong stainless steel headstay, and it rotates around the headstay The system incorporates an upper bearing and a lower bearing for almost effortless furling. Solution carries a 135% genoa as her roller furling headsail, a sail the Bakers have found so useful they have two: a heavy one for stronger winter winds in the Caribbean and Bahamas and a lighter one for light summer winds.
Because changing a large roller furling headsail in a real blow can be a real problem, Milt commissioned designer Tom Gilmer to design a special forestaysail package for Solution . Gillmer's design makes heavy weather sail-handling a breeze.
The idea is to use the forestaysail in heavy weather, leaving the genoa completely furled, with no need to wrestle it down and remove it Gillmer's simple but elegant design is based on a removable inner forestay and an ingenious Schaeffer cam fitting which makes the stay quickly and easily removeable able.
In normal weather, the inner forestay is led to the rail outboard of the mast, but in heavy weather it can be snapped into place in its fitting on the foredeck and tensioned in seconds. Setting the forestaysail is quick and easy, even in heavy weather.
The Hood forestaysail functions; well in winds above 20 knots and, using the reef points, as a storm jib in winds above 35 knots.
The inner forestay on the forward side of the mast is opposed by a pair of permanent intermediate shrouds on the after side, stiffening Solution's rig. Her optional twin backstays and triatic stay stiffen the rig even more, making it rock solid.
Solution's oversize metal mast Marine spars are hard anodized, and both her main and mizzen are rigged for jiffy reefing. The mainsail has two sets of reef points, and the mizzen one, and, like all the yacht's working sails, they are made by Hood and triple stitched. To prevent damage from chafing, the main also has anti-chafing patches on both sides where it meets the shrouds.
Primary winches arc Lewmar 40s. Halyard winches arc Lewmar 8's: one each for main, genoa and forestaysail or spinnaker
Solution also carries a mizzen staysail for light air downwind work and a Flasher-type cruising spinnaker in a spinnaker snuffer, which makes setting and dousing the spinnaker an easy job for one.
The whisker pole is permanently mounted on a track on the mast according to a design by world cruising sailor Larry Pardy This makes setting and unsetting the pole safe, quick and easy.
The net result of all this is that Solution is a very easy boat to sail shorthanded. With a sail plan that is conservatively designed and intelligently laid out, she's easily handled by two under virtually all conditions.
As a career Navy officer with Many years at sea, Milt Baker is something of a stickler about navigation. As a result, he chose Solution's navigation gear carefully with three criteria in mind: reliability, user friendliness, and low power consumption
His choice for a satellite 4102 Magnavox has built more than 60 percent of the world's satellite navigation units, and they have built more 4102's than any other set. The Magnavox 4102 uses the Transit navigation satellites, a system the government expects to retain in use through at least the mid-1990's. In Solution's normal cruising waters, the 4102 provides a fix about every 70 to 90 minutes on the avarage, with capable dead reckoning between fixes.
Milt selected the Micrologic 8000 as Solution's Loran-C receiver. This unit is compact, draws virtually no power, is very user friendly, has capacity for 250 waypoints (including a name for each) and is completely waterproof. Moreover, it is an especially sensitive unit which provides good navigation accuracy even in fringe reception areas like the Bahamas.
The Datamarine International offshore 3000 depth sounder mounted at Solution's navigation station reads depths to 999 feet, and it can be set to sound its alarm at any of 24 preset depths. When after an Ocean making a landfall passage, this instrument is particularly useful as a warning the Vessel is coming "on soundings." Solution has a cockpit remote display from this depth sounder.
Speed and-distance arc particularly important in navigation, of course, and Solution has a pair of Signet instrument, to keep track of both. Her knotmeter is an analog display Signet Mk-9 which is mounted in the cockpit and shows speeds from 0 to 12 knots- Just inside the main companionway, visible from both the navigation station and the cockpit, is a Signet Mk-78 Dualog which shows total miles and (resettable) trip miles.
Solution's navigation station also contains a Standard Horizon 78 VHF radio (25 watts, 78 channels, masthead antenna,) and an Icom R-70 ham radio/single sideband receiver (insulated backstay antenna). The VHF , of course, is useful for close-in. information, and the Icom is especially useful for SSB marine weather broadcasts and warnings and for monitoring the ham radio cruising nets, such as the Waterway at and the Caribbean Maritime Mobile Net.
Solution's engine is a reliable 25 horsepower Westerbeke 30 diesel, a smooth four cylinder engine that is fresh water cooled. Milt demonstrated for me that Westerbeke starts quickly and runs smoothly. Lube oil has been changed regularly every 100 hours since the engine was new.
The slow-turning Westerbeke is a very economical engine, burning less than a half gallon an hour while moving the boat at 5.5 knots in smooth water. That gives Solution a range in excess of 400 miles under power alone.
The Westerbeke will push Solution along at faster speeds as well. Under power along, the yacht will do approximately 6.5 knots, burning about seven-tenths of a gallon per hour.
Although it looks almost like new, the engine has approximately 2,800 hours on it. As most sailors know, the care an engine has had is much more important than the hours on it; I've seen engines like this with proper care go over 10,000 hours before overhaul.
Diesel fuel is filtered by the highly rated Raycor 500F filter, which has an optional water sensor; if water is detected, a yellow light on the yacht's master electrical panel flashes on giving plenty of warning before damage is done or the engine is shut down.
Access to the engine is aft in the main salon and through cockpit lockers on either side. An automatic Fireboy halon extinguisher is located in the engine room and, in the event of fire there, will set Itself off and displaced all oxygen in the compartment with halon, starving the fire and extinguishing it almost instantly.
There is a complete inventory of engine spares including: starter, starter solenoid, heat exchanger, oil cooler, complete seawater pump, seawater pump impellers and other spare parts, high pressure fuel lines, injectors, glow plugs, voltage regulator, thermostat and gaskets, and much more.
Additional spares include: bronze propeller, pumps and pump repair kits, head parts, fight bulbs, and more.
Solution's two batteries are reliable 140 ampere hour Surrette deep cycle batteries, for an ample capacity of 280 ampere hours. The batteries arc located high in the forward end of the cockpit lockers, well away from any bilgewater The batteries are equipped with Hydrocaps and normally require water only a few times a year.
Batteries are charged by a Motorola 55-amp alternator which is controlled by an automatic voltage regulator or, at the flick of a switch, by a manual rheostat control for sustained charging at a high rate. On shorepower, the batteries arc charged by a 20 amp marine converter.
State of charge and battery condition arc monitored by two Danforth voltmeters and two ammeters. Solution also carries a 550 watt, 12 volt to 110 volt TripLite inverter, which provides sufficient 110 volt power at anchor and underway to operate small tools, hair driers, VCR's computers, and the like.
The yacht has a true marine refrigeration installation with two independent compressors and two independent refrigerant systems. The six cubic foot box has three stainless steel cold plates (two for the refrigerator one for the freezer). With the flick of a switch, either 110 volt shore power or the main engine can be used to drive the system.
Milt reports that he and Judy have found that the engine-driven system will make all the ice they need, keep the freezer frozen solidly, and keep the refrigerator cold for months at a time away from shorepower
Typically, they run the engine both morning and evening for refrigeration In the winter in the Caribbean and Bahamas, 30 to 45 minutes per run is sufficient. In the summer, when air and water temperature arc in the 90s, 60 minutes per run is usually required.
At the pier, the 110 volt compressor is extremely efficient at keeping the freezer frozen and the remainder of the system cold.
Solution's marine air conditioning system is a 12,000-BTU Marine Air, installed in 1987, and I'll vouch for the fact that it keeps the boat comfortably cool even on sunny South Florida's 95-degree days. In winter, the unit can also be used for central heating in temperatures down to about 25 degrees.
Solution also has a cute but serious Tiny Tot cabin heater on the port main bulkhead. This heater is propane fueled with an automatic valve to close off the fuel supply if the flame blows out. The Tiny Tot is vented to the outside through a Charley Noble. Milt reports that this heater has kept Solution's cabin warm and comfortable in temperatures approaching zero.
If there's one thing a serious cruising yacht absolutely must have, it's a well-engineered and workable system for setting and retreiving her anchors.
Solution's oversized ground tackle is organized into a cohesive system which makes setting and retreiving anchors a pleasure. So much so, in fact, Milt says the Bakers often anchor for as little as 10 minutes while awaiting a bridge opening along the Intracoastal Waterway.
At the heart of the system is a rugged 12-volt Nilssen anchor windlass with a manual backup.
The principal anchor is a CQR-45 plow, an anchor a full two sizes larger than the CQR 25-rated to hold the boat. The CQR-45 is on an all chain rode, with 200 feet of 5/16-inch high test chain. Using the electric windlass and the Seawind II's browsprit and stemhead anchor roller, this anchor is easily set and retreival in virtually any conditions -- with no huffing and puffing. Once the anchor is set, a nylon snubber line leading to a chainplate at the waterline is set, taking all strain off the anchor windlass, providing a flexible link to the chain, and increasing the scope.
Solution also carries a CQR 35 on the port side of her bowsprit. This anchor has 25 feet of 5/16 inch high test chain and a 150-foot 5/8-inch three-strand nylon rode. The anchor windlass can also be used to retreive this anchor.
On her cabin top, Solution carries her storm anchor: a hefty 50-pound yachtsman stowed in chocks. The Bakers' intention has been to use the big yachtsman in tandem with the CQR-45 in the ultimate blow, but Milt says they've never found that necessary. Normal ground tackle has held the yacht with no special measures in sustained winds over 60 knots.<
Cockpit and On Deck
As I visited aboard Solution, Judy pointed out that the cockpit is nine feet long, with comfortable seating for up to a dozen people at happy hour. The custom teak Edson wheel is near the after end of the cockpit, with a raised helmsman's seat providing excellent visibility on all points of sail. The Autohelm 3000 autopilot drives the wheel by way of a belt and the waterproof control unit for the autopilot is located in the starboard cockpit locker to keep it extra dry (though it may be temporarily mounted in the cockpit). Primary winches and mizzen sheet are within reach of the helm and the mainsheet is about two steps away, making Solution very easy to sail shorthanded.
In the center of the cockpit is a table containing the main Danforth Constellation compass and completely enclosing the 20-pound aluminum propane tank. One disadvantage of a large cockpit like the Seawind II's is that if the boat is pooped by a large wave from astern, the cockpit can fill with a great deal of water and upset the boat's trim. Solution's cockpit table propane tank cover reduces the volume of water that can fill the cockpit by about one-third.
The cockpit has all-around combings to keep water out, a bridge deck to keep water from from going below, and there are two 1.5 inch drains to empty the cockpit quickly.
The cockpit is protected from rain and spray by a custom fullwidth dodger and full weathercloths (showing the boat's name in 18 inch letters and from sun, rain and spray by a custom full-width bimini top. The custom stainless steel swim ladder folds up and down on the transom with one movement and is easily accessible from the cockpit. As a safety measure, it can also be pulled down from the water.
From the helmsman's seat, the following gauges and instruments arc visible: analog knotmeter, depth sounder repeater, tachometer, engine temperature, oil pressure, and voltmeter.
Some of the Little Extras
Even brief look at Solution shows that this yacht has been continually upgraded and maintained. You get an idea how much Milt and Judy Baker have cared for Solution when you look at the kind of little things they've done to the boat. Space doesn't allow a complete listing, but try these on for size:
* Nicely varnished teak. Solution's exterior teak has always been finished bright.
* Custom made Sunbrella covers to protect all exterior teak: cap rails, cockpit combings, grab rails, windlass pad, wheel cockpit table, washboards. That means the teak generally needs revarnishing only once a year, even in Florida.
* Good seacocks. Most of the original hard-to-open bronze seacocks have been replaced with high tech Marelon seacocks which never need service or lubrication and which open without effort
* A lightening ground system designed and installed to send a lightening strike harmlessly into the sea.
* Screens for all opening ports and hatches.
* A plexiglass slide-in door for the main companionway to keep cool air inside in hot weather and warm air inside in cool weather and also allow plenty of light below.
* A main companionway hatch which can be locked in the closed position from inside the boat for security.
* Sailcovers and awnings replaced in 1988.
* A barograph neatly mounted on its own custom made shelf above the chart table.
A very complete set of manuals for the yacht, engine, equipment, and accessories organized in four large looseleaf binders.
* A loud alarm for low oil pressure, overheating, or high bilge Water.
* A stainless steel tank for kerosene.
* A varnished wicker light to hang over the cockpit table for late happy hours or dining al fresco.
* Main steering compass compensated with zero degrees deviation on most headings and no more than 2 degrees on any heading.
* Newly upholstered cushions (with matching custom curtains) in the mail salon.
* A fan at the foot of the V-berth And one in the galley too.
* A digital alarm clock over the V-berth
* Custom shelves and partitions in many of the lockers
* Strong rig. An exceptionally strong rig, in fact, with twin backstays (in place of a single), twin intermediates (in place of none) and a removable inner forestay (in place of none), and running backstays for the mizzen (in place of none). The result is an almost "bulletproof' rig that has survived offshore winds in excess of 50 knots.
* Documentation. The yacht is documented by the U.S. Coast Guard, meaning there is no question as to chain of ownership and there will be no hassles for a new owner who wants the yacht documented.
The Bottom Line
If I didn't already have an offshore cruising boat, I'd want to seriously consider Solution. If you're seriously in the market for a bluewater cruising yacht under 40 feet, Solution is definitely on to take a look at. Do so and you'll see lots more special features that I've not even mentioned here.
Milt and Judy Baker tell me they will be pleased to show their boat to you. And to answer your questions about Solution and about cruising in her.
As I write this, Solution lies in her berth on Key Biscayne ... awaiting a new owner. And new adventures.
If you're the fortunate one who gets her, you can head her south and west through the Florida Keys. Or across the Gulf Stream to the Bahamas. You can tell that she almost knows the way!
Leave her in Florida for the rest of the winter, and come back and enjoy her there. Then take her home in the spring. Or take her around the world.
But don't think about it for too long. A boat like Solution will not be on the market for long.
Model: Allied Seawind II
Designed by: Thomas Gillmer
Built by: Wright-Allied Yacht Co.
Where Built: Catskill, New York
Year Built: 1978
Sail area: 555 sq. ft.
Bridge Clearance: 44'6"
Displacement: 15,000 lbs.
Ballast: 5,980 lbs.
Engine: Westerbeke 30 diesel, FWC
Transmission: Hurth short profile
Rig: Ketch (cutter rigged)
Hull Color: White
Deck Color: White with beige nonskid
Spars: Anodized aluminum
Rigging: 1 x 19 stainless steel
Sails: 7 (mostly Hood)
Water: 106 gallons
Fuel: 40 gallons
Fuel consumption.45 GPH at 5.5 knots
Principal Equipment and Options
Hood Seafurl roller furling system
Marine Air reverse cycle air conditioner
Engine drive cold plate refrigeration
110 volt cold plate refrigeration
Nilssen V0700 electric anchor windlass
CQR 35 and 45 anchors
All-chain anchor rode
Automatic Halon fire extinguisher
Magnavox 4102 satnav
Micrologic 8000 Loran-C receiver
Surrette batteries (280 amp hours total)
Datamarine 999-foot depth sounder
Icom R70 ham/SSB receiver, antenna
Autohelm 3000 autopilot
Dodger, bimini, awnings, varnish covers
Custom teak dining table and bookcase
Custom teak cabinet with eight drawers
Color television set, VCR
Complete inventory of engine spares
Stainless propane stove with oven
Custom curtains/matching upholstery
Interior just repainted
--AND MUCH MORE!