Last night we slept aboard for the first time. OK now... don't get too excited. No, we haven't launched Selah without telling you. But we are pleased to let you all know that our girl is now decently clothed and is fully weathertight. To celebrate we rolled up the big tent. It was a momentous … Continue reading Our first night aboard!
Well we are entering our third winter for the build, and it has arrived with typical north-west coast enthusiasm. Westerly fronts are punching through with gale force winds every nine days or so, followed by a period of calmer north easterly winds. These are the conditions Bass Strait is infamous for, and we often marvel … Continue reading Internal Fitout #4
This is our third post about the internal fit out phase of the build, so rather than try to think of a clever name for each one, we are just going to number them, until we reach the next milestone: painting the interior. Apart from some minor trim details, the two sleeping cabins, and both … Continue reading Internal fitout #3
Now that we have returned from Alice we are focusing on completing the internal fit out in preparation for painting. First cab off the rank, was the bridge-deck storage space. This will be accessed from an overhead deck hatch. Two levels of shelving were filleted in place, which also served to stiffen the partition with … Continue reading Internal fit out #2