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News

2006/12/25


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as we liked this arrangement already on our previous boat,
I changed the motor position following a Phil Bolger drawing for an OSTAR design.
 
 

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some changes made to the cockpit. a wider bridge deck provides more space for the captain's quarter, making sitting meditation below more comfortable.



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Dave and Anke, boat building- and designing friends from Alaska inspecting construction details




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ladder in companion way turned 90° for harbor mode


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playing with LED's to lighten the saloon


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drop out bin inspired by Paul and Maya Butler's book Upgrading your Small Sailboat for Cruising



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Zen Master Tenkei Roshi, abbot of Zen River Monastery checking progress


from right to left: Iris Shinka, Tenkei Roshi, Myoho San, your's truly, Roshi's assistant Robert Doin


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mizzen mast tabernacle supports the layered main mast


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mainmast tabernacle glued and bolted in place;
open bow sheeted and sealed with
glass fiber and epoxy
 

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building the main mast


Is it a plane?
Is it a bird?


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blocking at partners, cable for lightning protection,
aluminum foil for radar reflection, hose for nav light cables
and VHF antenna


top stave of mast glued in place


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Gary and Marina visited Twilight...


... brought some very useful US army tools :-) ...


 and tested the double berth under the cockpit.


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JRA Junk Rally Stavanger programme

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building the hollow main mast


glueing the first stave


second goes on


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Alan sent photos of his L'Explorateur ex Woodwind after refit.
This is the first AS29 ever built


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Junk Rig Association Rally to Stavanger, Norway
The planned Junk Rig Rally in Stavanger has been moved in time. Instead of 11. – 13. August, the rally will be on the next weekend, i.e. 18. – 20. August.

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some work done on the companion way


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view from toilet room,
folding table under construction


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aft of double berth


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bb bilge board trunk inner face


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stb bilge board


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Junk Rig Association Rally to Stavanger, Norway terminated August 11/13.
Arne sent pictures of "Johanna".

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clamp made from black locust after a drawing by John Marples


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work started around mizzen mast tabernacle


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components of the electrical system slowly finding its place.
batteries form part of inboard ballast.
the original AS29 design is meant to be used without electricity.


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raised floorboards for stowage space and better walk through


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floorboards in working area
from oak wood


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floorboards between forward bunks are birch ply.
two posts for folding table from white ash


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foam insulation under the cabin top



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latest issue of the Junk Rig Association Newsletter you find here.
now with table of content.

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prefabricating the pantry


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deck house in progress


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laminating main mast partners


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building vent boxes with water trap


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windows in hull sides covered with polycarbonate


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