Monthly Archives: May 2015

Getting a Shower

The head in this boat is big enough for a dedicated shower. Pressure hot and cold water will flow through a mixer, and up to a shower rose in the roof. All the plumbing is in Whale 15mm plastic tubing. … Continue reading

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Fitout Continues

Grief kept me from updating this blog for a few months. Time eases the pain, and I have been asked to show some more photos. I’ve been asked in person, in emails, in comments on this blog and on Facebook. … Continue reading

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Genoa Tracks

The genoa tracks are fitted to the forward end of the turret roof. Usually, these are through bolted on the roof, with the bolts washers and nuts being exposed on the lining of the saloon. As we built the saloon … Continue reading

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Rubbing Strakes

A design modification that I discussed with the designer are these rubbing strakes. Rather than painting a stripe along the upper chine, I chose to add a stripe of timber along the hulls. This provides a level of protection when … Continue reading

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PWSBZ Launched

We have now launched the dinghy. It had a few test dips in the swimming pool, and was hung under the davits while it was still in pieces, but it is now finished. It was glassed on the outside, and … Continue reading

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