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 60, 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.
Friday, 26 August 2011
Scarfing Two Sheets of Ply for Bulkhead G
The dimensions of Bulkhead G didn´t fit one plywood sheet. Therefore it was nessesary to scarf two 2500mm x 1220mm sheets.