Tag Archives: centerboard trunk

It floats!

I finally got her in the water this morning. I’m gonna call it an “unofficial launch”. But I had to see her float and try out the oars. All went well. She rode on the trailer just nice and the … Continue reading

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Trunk installed

After a couple of weekends off from serious boat building I got back to some final assembly today. The centerboard trunk is now in for good. I glassed and epoxy/graphite powder coated the insides of the trunk and coated the … Continue reading

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Bitts & pieces parts

This week I only managed a few hours during the week. Got more done on the weekend though. I decided to put the mooring bitt in. wasn’t sure I wanted it at first, but now I like the look. And … Continue reading

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Just one more thing…

Well, I got the front split /thwart done today. And as I suspected the centerboard trunk is now soild as a rock. I think I’d have to whack it with a sledgehammer to get it to move any – and … Continue reading

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Thwarts & sternsheets – continued

I had a kinda slow week on the boat but still managed a little progress. Got the sternsheets finished. I just did a simple¬† fan pattern. I’m pleased with the results. What do you think? I’ve got one half of … Continue reading

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Frames, Thwarts, & Sternsheets

Made some more progress this week inside the boat, once I finally figured out what I wanted to do.¬† I put two frames on each end of the center thwart. The thwart was notched to fit between them, and another … Continue reading

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Even more trunk action

Lots more hours on the centerboard trunk today. My idea was to run the stringer down the middle of the height of the trunk. (if that makes sense) I drilled the 2″ holes first, then split the thing down the … Continue reading

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