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Fresh look

Got some painting done so now she is just about ready for fun this summer. The decks are now the same creamy tan as the interior. I like the contrast better than with the green decks. I hope it will … Continue reading

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A long winter’s nap

Sadly, by now I have given up all hope of getting out sailing any more this year. Snowflakes falling today, temps in the 2o’s, water temp in the 40’s – yeah I’m pretty sure it’s over 😦 The boat has … Continue reading

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A Real Launching

No champagne. No fanfare. Nothing fancy. Just me and my boat. But she is now officially launched. The sea trials went wonderfully. I’m very pleased with how she performs. The helm is close to neutral. She feels very stable under … Continue reading

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A functional rudder

I spent all day on the rudder and tiller today. As it sits now I should have a fully functional sailboat. With the main sail done and the rudder complete I could – but I won’t ’til the rudder is … Continue reading

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The Rudder

Finally getting to the rudder. I hadn’t even drawn it ’til the other day. I did not get too many pics of the process – I was more into getting it done than taking pics. It’s built with a one … Continue reading

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Spar work

I’ve been working mostly on the spars lately. The main mast is fully shaped now, as well as the main’s sprit. So – I’ve got a jib mast and sprit to go yet. They are much smaller so should be … Continue reading

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