Saturday, 17 November 2018

Learning all the time

When Spindrift is in the water I will have the answers to all I needed to know to get there.

Friday, 16 November 2018

Forward Hatch and Deck

Lots of photos. Lots of work to do here yet. It's all about fitting at the moment.

Working on the forward hatch and deck grab rail

80 litre day tank, 2 x 160 litre diesel tanks and 2 x 140 litre water tanks fitted

Foredeck ply finished. Ready for glassing

Foredeck hatch fitting

Another shot of the tanks

Beautiful bow

Saturday, 13 October 2018


Nearly ready for the next layer. 6mm ply. Just have some faring to do first to make the lamination easier to do.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

All in an Afternoons Work

I made the engine room access ladder this afternoon. Not glued yet but tight enough to use. Gluing tomorrow.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

$$$$$ Went to the Auckland On The Water Boat Show $$$$$$

Yes, after the boat show this week we bought:
A Hercules diesel fuel header tank.
Stainless Steel strapping to hold the main tanks down.
Simrad Autopilot.
Isotherm CR49 El refrigerator.
Force 10, 2 burner cooker.
Furuno DB9 - GPS/Plotter/Sounder/Radar Combo.
10,000 12mm staples for the air stapler for deck lamination. The next layer is only 6mm.

Thursday, 27 September 2018