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.
Sunday, 10 August 2014
Keel Foil Slot
I covered the keel foil slot for the sake of simplicity during glass coating of the hull. Now I reopened it. For this task it was quite convenient that the hull can easily be tilt.