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.
Saturday, 14 January 2017
I decided for Lewmar stainless steel portlights of size 1 (191 mm x 367 mm). Both aft portlights are of fixed, the fore portlights of opening type.