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drilling keel1 horn timber 11

Updated news 2013

Work has been progressing steadily.

checking templates of keel1

Left- last check of the templates before cutting the wood.

 

Below- roughing out the horn timber that will eventually notch into the keel.

 

Far left- boring the holes for the keel bolts. The prop shaft log will sit on top of the keel.

wrought iron floors 1 wrought iron floors 3 wrought iron floors 2

To keep the structural integrity of the yacht some items need to be remade as near to original as possible. Here is a good example where we've had two new wrought iron floors made, the originals having rotted away under the concrete ballast in the bilges.

Thanks to Simon and Alex at: