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Old 29-07-2016, 06:21   #886
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Took a break in the clinic to celebrate the event with water and lemon!



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Old 29-07-2016, 06:23   #887
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Took a break in the clinic to celebrate the event with water and lemon!



Thanks Weav .

We are celebrating and will head out for a special dinner tonight. Soooo exciting.

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D'ats Beautiful boat dad. I got dressed special to celebrate. Can I haz a bizquit now?
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D'ats Beautiful boat dad. I got dressed special to celebrate. Can I haz a bizquit now?
A big meaty bone on this occasion .

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How does the keel get put on? Is it bolted and welded?
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How does the keel get put on? Is it bolted and welded?
Fully welded.

No keel bolts to worry about
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The hull was taken through the front of the building around to the travel lift adjacent to the yard at the rear:


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These are out of order, as we have received a lovely big batch of the entire process.

I think it looks absolutely eerie having the boat seemingly floating in free space before being put on the trailer.
Note what one of the supports goes through!


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Still looks like an airstream caravan to me
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Seaworthy, Do you know the weight of the hull in its current state?

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No I don't, but the bow thruster tube is plenty strong to lift it by. It could easily be lifted just via the openings in the bulwark.

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An artistic shot with summer flowers in the foreground. I can't believe how lush and green it is in the Netherlands. At this time of year in the Cyclades the greenery is non existent.

Today is the first day we are seeing the hull the right way up and can really appreciate the lines.

Just having some champagne to celebrate this landmark in the build :


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Another eerie shot:


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No I don't, but the bow thruster tube is plenty strong to lift it by. It could easily be lifted just via the openings in the bulwark.

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No doubt about that!

One more question. Those formers/jigs that the hull was constructed on (and still attached to the shop floor), were they custom made and used for your boat only? Or are all 49ST boats built on those same fixtures?

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