It’s been a long time coming.Continue reading
After a lot of hard work, our little yacht is finally ready to leave her home of 10 years and head of to the ocean. Continue reading
If you’ve ever launched a boat you’ll understand. The mechanics arrived this morning and have decided they need more preparation time, and a longer commissioning time. Also the rigger is having a few issues and is asking for more time. So, the launch is now postponed until Thursday @ 9:00.
It’s nearly time to launch! Continue reading
Tina gave up some off-time to come down from the Gold Coast for a few days. Continue reading
I knew where it had to be at the bow and the stern, the challenge is to connect these points up in a straight line on a curved surface. Continue reading
Gojko and Boki were a great help. Just having a second and third pair of hands to help hold things can be invaluable. Continue reading
I’ve been a bit slack lately in posting photos, so here are some more photos of the other jobs that have been going on.
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Here are some photos of Yamoya’s pilot house. Glenn’s Mum & Dad came to stay for a couple of weeks and Dad helped with the very laborious task of fitting the hull lining in this part of the boat. Continue reading
Here are some photos of Yamoya’s galley, from the start of the build to about half way through. Continue reading
This post describes how to design steps for a boat. Continue reading
A lot of excitement in the household today! We’ve just secured a berth for Yamoya for after she is launched, at the new Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron Marina. Continue reading