Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 28-12-2015, 18:26   #16
Registered User
ProjectManaia's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Phuket, Thailand
Boat: Giorgetti & Magrini Tricat 45
Posts: 66
Send a message via Skype™ to ProjectManaia
Re: Hull painting with "extras"

Originally Posted by mausgras View Post
I believe "SeaNomad" is the expedition vessel for the NGO Mergui Archipelago Marine Research Group based in Phuket, Thailand.

I guess they really want to be visible with an 80cm name down the side.Good luck guys, I wish I could join you.
That's exactly right :-)
And yes, in that case we are really trying to stickj out a bit and actually aiming vor about 80cm high lettering (almost 3ft)
I will check in with the guys in Langkawi, Phuket is our next stop about 2 weeks from now for final preps and also the boat show before we finally get to go out to the islands again.

Thank you all so much for the tipps and tricks - Will certainly try the tracing/spiky wheel and chaulk method if that doesn't work vinyls will have to wait until Phuket. Ranong certainly is the wrong place for this, since there is no tourist boats at all and the local fishermen usually just slap layers of random paints on their boat....

ProjectManaia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-12-2015, 05:58   #17
Moderator Emeritus
GordMay's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario - 48-29N x 89-20W
Boat: (Cruiser Living On Dirt)
Posts: 32,218
Images: 240
Re: Hull painting with "extras"

Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, Jim-T.

Gord May
"If you didn't have the time or money to do it right in the first place, when will you get the time/$ to fix it?"

GordMay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-12-2015, 06:09   #18
Registered User
Privilege's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Bermuda
Boat: Privilege 435
Posts: 401
Images: 12
Re: Hull painting with "extras"

Print out the letters in the font that you want on an ordinary size piece of paper. Suspend the paper between two stationary objects (like the legs of a step-ladder) so that it hangs free approximately four feet away from the hull. Wait until poor light and shine a big flashlight or lamp through it onto the hull. You'll be able to see the outline of the letter and stencil the outline onto the hull. Not the prettiest of results but it'll work.

Privilege is offline   Reply With Quote

hull, hull paint, paint

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: Raritan PEII - Plus Extras off-the-grid Classifieds Archive 3 19-11-2010 04:53
Coronado 25 sailboat for sale, lots of extras creekmorewidget Classifieds Archive 0 30-06-2008 13:17
Who adds extras to their antifoul? viking69 Construction, Maintenance & Refit 47 17-12-2007 09:16

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 22:26.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.