Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Marsh Cat primed, coaming and floorboards installed

The hull and deck have been primed and now have two coats of AWLGRIP primer. The mahogany coaming was laminated and formed on a jig with a vacuum bag. The floorboards are mahogany and installation is complete except for the hatches.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Marsh Cat deck

 The deck has been installed. The interior has been top coated and the mahogany floorboards are cut out and in the process of being placed. The mahogany bowsprit which carries the forestay is installed.
The centreboard and rudder are built and ready to be painted. The deck is sheathed with 6 oz fibreglass cloth and epoxy resin and will be primed and topcoated with AWLGRIP and Griptex non-skid. Next will be the cockpit coaming and the toe rail.

The birds mouth mast has been glued and clamped, and the gaff and boom are in the varnish shop.

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Painting has started on the inside and the hull is being faired, The deck has been cut out and the underside will be epoxy coated before installation