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.
Monday, 16 June 2014
The Planking Of The Hull Has Been Finished
A first part of the hull has already been impregnated by epoxy. About 175 g/m² is required for this task. For the hull area of 26 m² I will need about 5 kg epoxi.