Stages of construction

Phase 1

  • provision of appropriate construction location
  • purchase of wood and tools
  • preparation of stencils; batten handling
  • making of boat keel
  • making and placing of boat ribs

Phase 2

  • construction of deck with a cabin
  • making of reinforcements; making of motor and anchor holders
  • making of planking; WEST system – two layers of planking; 1st layer iroko vertically; 2nd layer mahogany diagonally

Phase 3

  • abrasion
  • completion of deck jobs
  • mast erection

Phase 4

  • equipment assembly
  • abrasion and painting
  • making of sails