After our weekend in Hobart enjoying the wooden boat festival, we got straight into applying the Q cell micro-baloons onto the port hull. This involved Deb providing a constant supply of resin / Qcell mix to Pete, as he rendered the hull using a metal trowel. As with all epoxy resin processes, it was a balancing act. … Continue reading Port hull completed
Another milestone has been ticked off the list, with the completion of fiberglassing the Port hull. We were pleased to finish most of it in one long day, with the additional layups on the keel, chines and bridge deck joins completed the next day. Boat building is not dissimilar to building a house, in the sense … Continue reading Fiberglassing, Wooden Boat Festivals, Art exibitions and lost explorers.
So we are back in Tas after a busy but enjoyable Christmas back in Alice. A lot of time was spent doing maintainance work on the house, and prepping the unit for its new tenant. Most evenings were spent with the girls and their partners, games nights and good food. It was hard to say goodby. … Continue reading Port hull ready for fiberglassing