This blog will take you along the different steps of building a 23 foot dropkeel sailboat. The DIDI 23 is one of the available designs for the amateur builder designed by Dudley Dix. The boat is built as a radius chine trailer sailer from plywood with bulb dropkeel.
I am 59, married, have two adult children and working as engineer for rf techniques at a physical research centre of the Helmholtz Association. I live close to the Elbe river in a suburb of Hamburg, Germany.
Sunday, 29 March 2015
Work on Stern Continued
Spring comes and temperatures are rising. The works on the stern can be continued.
I covered the scoop edge with 10 mm Sapeli ...
... and reinforced the stern inthe area wherelaterthe rudderis attached.