September 30th: Regular repairs of Japanese ships begin in the workshop.
Regular repairs of "Kawasemi" have started in the workshop.
As a boatman, it is of course important to acquire the skills to row a boat, 
but maintaining and managing the boat is also important.
 Many new boatmen are participating in maintenance for the first time this year.
First, they learned how to remove copper plates from a senior boatman.