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218 viewsCockpit sole painted with 3 coats Blakes non slip deck paint, and ready to start thinking about bolting and screwing things down. This where we’re at as of the beginning of December 2013, only 5 years into the project!Dec 27, 2013
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212 viewsReady for the cockpit sole to be painted. The large square hatches lead to sealed watertight compartments either side of the centreplate case. There are six watertight compartments in all, each separate from one another. The sole is approximately 3” above the w/line when loaded up. Most water will drain via holes in the transom, but a set of Andersen bailers are sited in wells either side for when it gets a bit wet. The box section into which the mast foot slots in can be seen under the foredeck. I put in a mast ram to adjust the rake of the mast slightly. It operates through a hole in the box.Dec 27, 2013
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204 viewsClamping up the port side cockpit coaming. Yes I know – not enough of themDec 27, 2013
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213 viewsThe mast socket, up in the eyes of the boat.Dec 27, 2013
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208 viewscockpit coaming offered up prior to screw and glue. I know - not enough clamps! I put on a load more after this photo was taken.Dec 27, 2013
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228 viewsSurprise’s rig. Sibrwd’s will be pretty much identical.Dec 27, 2013
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207 viewsAnother shot of the foredeck/mast support arrangement. The plastic tube was a trial fit to make sure I got the rake right. I did toy with glassing it to produce a cone, but went for a wooden box section insteadDec 27, 2013
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227 views‘space frame’ to carry the loads from the unstayed mast and support the foredeckDec 27, 2013
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178 viewsCockpit sole going in 6mm ply epoxy sealed on 2”x1” Douglas Fir stringers on 9mm ply floors/ bulkheads. 2” x 1” DF inner and outer whales glued down and through screwed from the inside. The fibre glass bulkhead was the only internal structure, other than the centreplate box to survive the takedown.Dec 27, 2013
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181 viewsSibrwd ensconsed, ready to startDec 27, 2013
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174 viewsThe garageDec 27, 2013
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179 viewsArgh! Mulch and rot aplentyDec 27, 2013
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