Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The Last Three Weeks

I built a boat over the last three weeks,
David Beede's Summer Breeze
Here are the sides being glued after cutting in our basement:

Here it is coming together...

Another shot just before putting the bottom on:

And the "finished" boat at my parents' house (still needs inwales, paint and some tweaking, but it's now essentially together, epoxied, and ready to float).

A close-up of the kick-up rudder and the transom

And several views of the maiden voyage on Lake Lanier:

We sailed (and rowed--in very light wind) out to an island, hiked around the island then sailed home in better wind.
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