Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Finishing the Hull


1st layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating
2nd layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating

3rd layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating ...
 ... 5th layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating ...
... 7th and last layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating
The hull is protected by plastic foil in order to protect it during the following work on deck.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Primering the Hull


1st layer Epifanes Epoxy HB-Coat has been grinded ...
... and filled. Afterwards
2nd layer Epifanes Epoxy HB-Coat has been applied

3rd layer Epifanes Epoxy HB-Coat has been applied
3rd layer Epifanes Epoxy HB-Coat has been grinded and is preapared for next layer.
4th layer Epifanes PU-Primer has been applied

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Installation of Batteries and Chargers

After the starboard berth-stowage has been painted, I started the installation of the first battery bank. Two battery-banks of 48 V, 50 Ah are planned. One on starboard and one on portside. The both charger units are mounted below the companionway.

Painted starboard berth-stowage


48 V, 50 Ah Starboard battery-bank in berth-stowage

48 V, 600 W starboard charger unit below companionway

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Building the Companion Hatchway

The last time it was to cold to work on the boat. I used the time to build the companion hatchway in the warm boiler room. The companion has been built without any drawing. I just looked what wood scraps are suitable and glued them together piece by piece.
 




  
The companion is now complete. It only lacks the finishing. The required working time was 41 hours

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Bulb Slabs Almost Complet

The set of bulb slabs is almost complet. Only two 10 mm flat slabs I have to cast before the launch.
The upright standing slab is not made of lead, but of stainless steel. Otherwise it would be mechanically too unstable.

Bulb Slab Set

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Working on the Bulb Slabs

After casting and fairing the bulb slabs are coated with copper filled epoxy to prevent fouling. The last step is drilling the mounting holes.
 
Casted slabs before fairing



Drilling the mouting holes after coating