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Old 28-05-2014, 19:01   #181
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The relay

The relay is to control the power for the central vac system. The one we had to build because a store bought one wouldn't fit.
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Old 08-06-2014, 18:22   #182
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Bridge on the boat.

Hardtop next.
What do you all think?

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Old 09-06-2014, 15:38   #183
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What do you all think?
It looks fast just sitting there!

When does the paint go on?
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Old 09-06-2014, 16:35   #184
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It looks fast just sitting there!

When does the paint go on?
Hardtop next, then priming will start. Still to much damn sanding left for my liking.
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Old 09-06-2014, 17:53   #185
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Hardtop next, then priming will start. Still to much damn sanding left for my liking.
I hear ya brother.

I think fairing is the worst part of building a boat. I know it's killing me!
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Old 14-06-2014, 17:11   #186
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Hardtop

Hardtop going aboard next week.

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Old 18-06-2014, 17:28   #187
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Hardtop lifted into place today

I was at sea today, but Alan sent me these pictures of the hardtop in place.

All I can say myself is Wow.

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Old 22-06-2014, 18:39   #188
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B&B Yacht Designs feature on UNC-TV

Video: Friday, June 20, 2014 | Watch North Carolina Now Online | UNC-TV Video

The feature on B&B begins at the 16.20 mark.

Enjoy.
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Old 22-06-2014, 23:19   #189
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Re: Construction Thread for Custom 45' Cruising Powercat

Nice news feature you all did - you guys are inspirational. Thanks for keeping us informed as the build progresses!
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Old 23-06-2014, 18:38   #190
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Re: Construction Thread for Custom 45' Cruising Powercat

Interesting info on B&B Yachts with their kit boats.

There has been a lot of discussion re light catamaran dingy availability in USA.
B & B should consider offering a foam/balsa sandwich kit cat dingy with your in house equipt and experience of infusing flat panels and cutting panels. There would certainly be a market in USA..

This is a link to an australian kit cat dingy manufacturer.

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http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...ml#post1544868

http://www.cruisersforum.com/forums/...hy-117061.html

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Old 24-06-2014, 04:44   #191
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Re: B&B Yacht Designs feature on UNC-TV

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Video: Friday, June 20, 2014 | Watch North Carolina Now Online | UNC-TV Video

The feature on B&B begins at the 16.20 mark.

Enjoy.
Great news clip. I had no idea you guys were into the little sailboats also. Can not wait to see the 45 cat go in the water.
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Old 25-06-2014, 03:14   #192
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Video installing the hardtop

Alan Stewart took this as they were installing the hardtop.

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Old 25-06-2014, 15:24   #193
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Alan Stewart took this as they were installing the hardtop.

I can't believe there has been no comment on this.
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Old 25-06-2014, 18:09   #194
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Re: Construction Thread for Custom 45' Cruising Powercat

I could do that. Especially the part near the end...
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Old 25-06-2014, 18:15   #195
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I could do that. Especially the part near the end...
Well the video was at 6 times speed, and the landing was alot softer than it looked. Didn't scratch a thing.
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