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#76 3 Apr 2015 1:11 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

I've now fitted the neoprene hatch seals, hooks on the hatches and bungee cords.  The plan was to use the neoprene strip provided with the kit but that proved to not compress enough.  I've sourced a thinner strip. Now the hatches are secured, I may well take the boat for a canal launch and leave the rigging till later.

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#77 5 Apr 2015 10:54 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

Toggle made for the backband strap.  This will slot through a slit in the hip brace.

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#78 5 Apr 2015 10:55 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

Backband fitted.

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#79 5 Apr 2015 10:58 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

Seat fitted temporarily with Velcro in case I need to adjust the position.

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#80 5 Apr 2015 10:59 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

Carrying toggles fitted.

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#81 6 Apr 2015 10:37 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

Launch photos posted in the Boat Launches section.

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#82 19 May 2015 11:08 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

Part of the way through attaching lines and bungee cords. Holes have been drilled through the resin plugs and the tabs then bolted through the deck.

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#83 12 Jul 2015 9:28 pm

Rainbow
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From: East Devon
Registered: 29 Sep 2012
Posts: 75

Re: Guillemot build

The final deck rigging is now in place so the build is now complete.

It has taken a while due to only being able to make progress at weekends and having to work around other commitments.  I really did enjoy the whole build experience. 


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#84 14 Jul 2015 9:54 am

wilddog
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From: Devon
Registered: 22 Dec 2013
Posts: 129

Re: Guillemot build

Lovely boat and she will add a sparkle to our East Devon waters! Looking forward to seeing her afloat!


Built a Skerry!

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#85 15 Jul 2015 7:18 am

Richard
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From: East Sussex
Registered: 7 Jun 2011
Posts: 74

Re: Guillemot build

A beautiful example, well done.  Thanks for the log.


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