From start to finish. Design and build by Mike Wignall and Jon Sayer in close consultation provided Mike with a strong light weight extended passage cruiser with speed to burn.
WRC planking. Pre drilled and edge nailed every 4-500mm. Over 5000 in total. Epoxy glued into place. This process rocketed along and we were later to find that this was the easiest process as a lot of hard work was to come
Laser correct frames
The planks were laid at a mid girth curvature to allow ease of bending with minimal stress. Topsides are wooden plug filled to eliminate print from filler as other builders have found. Helicopter sanding machines did all the fairing.
Fully planked, faired and ready to glass
Multiple Kevlar/E glass skins were used forward for slamming areas
Fully faied and undercoats
Internal E glass lay-up
All interior and deck precise Resin infused
Tab internal structure
Internal fit out panels
Fit deck and cockpit portions
Interior fitout taking shape which was totally Michaels design and input. Very impressive yet basic. Cockpit layout was the best I've seen for cruising.
Lead pour 2x 1025kg. Thru bolted to main keel web plate that was socketed into keel. Drilling bulbs was a computer art form by local machine shop