Category Archives: Boat
I’ve got the deck reinforcement in. Horrible job, working in a tight space with no room to move my arms and epoxy dropping on me. But it is in. Phew.
I thought I’d describe my current junk rigged boat and show some of the design features. The boat is called Owl because it is green (as per The Owl and the Pussycat). The boat is a 11′ GRP clinker-style boat … Continue reading
Real progress. Got the turning block fixed to the tabernacle: I’ve made a (rather rough – don’t look too closely) pivot. This has threaded holes so that bolts can be screwed in from either side to avoid making a big … Continue reading
I want a cambered sail for the advantages it gives us – better performance particularly close to the wind. There are disadvantages for ocean travellers – the sail can flap about in light winds and swell – but these don’t … Continue reading
Making progress. The mast head is together: