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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rogerio Martin May 6, 2013.
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Even though I was more or less ready last year it took me again almost until the end of summer to finally launch my boat! It was awsome but as you can see almost no wind (so I still wait for a real test):…Continue
Posted on September 20, 2014 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments
I finally dare to go public with my build. I have absolutely no experience in boat building so I was not sure how far I will get. Now after 9 month I am confident enough that I will finish it.
I was surprised to find out that the main problem so far is to free some time for the build. The expected technical problems for me as a total greenhorn proved to be manageable so far.
Yesterday I just finished the fillets and keel glassing of the first hull. Now I face another delay, I…Continue
Posted on August 26, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment
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Happy to meet another hitia 17 builder. I'm just a little more in front of you, but you should catch me soon. Perharps we could share experiences and problems.
I'm in the stage to close the foredeck. Bad surprise. When I place a straight line on top of bulkheads 3-2-1, the BK 1 seems too low (around 10 mm) or the BK 2 too high. Is it the same for you or I made a mistake somewhere ???
For me a good working session will be necessary to adjust the foredeck, with deckstringers they are quite stiff.
I'm going to consider adding intermediate bulkhead like in :
Thanks a lot for your message. Good news for you. In fact, as my boat is 500 km far from my home, I could only analyse in december where I screwed up.
As I try to explain my problems to my wife, she assess the situation by economy, in Deustchland everything seems to toe the line and in France everything goes wrong....
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