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Molds complete

The 7 molds are now completed with all the required marks on them. The transom has been splined and glued up an ready to be planed flat. The inner and outer stem pieces are squared up and need the bevels … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Auk

Here is the status as of noon on New Year’s Eve. 3 molds finished The rest of the blanks are made The inner stem is off the mold and cut to width         Here are a few … Continue reading

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Auk Build Day 1

Today dec 22 I began building the Auk. This is a 7 foot 9 glued lap streak dinghy designed by Ian Oughtred. Here is a picture of what these look like. I will be building a rowing/skuling version of this … Continue reading

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Upgrades winter 2013

The galley was the focus of upgrades this winter togeather with the retiring of the new DC panel and a face plate for the radios and GPS. I hope also to move the instrument panel for the engine to a … Continue reading

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Leg 2 Rogue Island to North East Harbor

This would be the best pickup point for the crew. Here is the harbor description from the Taft guide. AT THE EASTERN side of the entrance to Somes Sound, in a setting of great natural beauty, Northeast Harbor is one … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 sail plan leg 1 St. Andrews to Rogue Island

We plan to leave St. Andrews on June 26 to head to Rogue island We will have to clear in to the USA at Eastport first thing. It is 45 miles away. Should take 8 hours. Here is what the … Continue reading

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Here are some more pics of projects

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Name for boat

A name has been chosen for the new boat.   She will be christened Tevah when she islaunched this spring.   Tevah is Hebrew for boat andalso means “word” and is used todesignate the pulpit or reading place in some … Continue reading

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Stove Problem Solved

Two weeks ago I checked the comments on my blog and found that someone locally had seen that I was looking to switch to LPG from my CNG set up.    He said that he had a stove in his … Continue reading

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Lots and lots of projects

Nav Station and Electrical new electrical switch panelInstall LEDs in cabin fixtures mount ham radio and antenna mount radar Mount radar console inspect and repair electrical system: inprogress    removed sub panel and reassigned some circuits.  Lots of fiddling around here. … Continue reading

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