With the hull turned the work on the second hull has started, but apart from some preparatory work such as re attaching and leveling string-lines, nothing much to report was done today. I will start to position the
There are milestone moments in the building of a cat, taking delivery of the kit, planking the first hull and then turning the first hull over. Today after some minor and frustrating setbacks we finally passed this
I am ready to roll the hull over on Saturday. I only have a few tasks for tomorrow. I have still to decide if I will give the copper coat a light sand, I will ring the Pure Seal distributor tomorrow to check if the
Yesterday I did precisely nothing on the boat. Actually that is not entirely true. I dropped into the warehouse to take a look at the hull, that’s it. Today I did only a little more than that. I removed the skirt.
I have finished the port hull. All that is left is to turn it over. Actually I will sand the glass tapes on the inside of the hull so as to be sure that none of the helpers that help me turn it over doesn’t jag
I have used a roller to put on the third and final coat of highbuild on Monday. So today I just checked how it had dried but did not attempt to sand if for the final time. I will wait until either tomorrow or Thursday.
If only I didn’t sleep in again today I would be able to report that I have sanded the hull ready for the final coat of high build. But I did lie in bed watching Sunday so I didn’t start until 11am and I am
After such a productive day yesterday today was a bust. It was a rainy cold miserable day, the best kind of day to be working up a sweat sanding a hull but unfortunately the cold meant that the second coat of highbuild
I managed to get the rest of the hull sanded and a second coat of highbuild on today. The underwing side of the hull sanded really easily (as easy as sanding can be, which is still hard work) and was a little fairer
Just when you thought the worst of it was past and that you could just wave a sanding board at the hull and paint another layer of highbuild reality hits. I started sanding before the highbuild had fully set. I