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News

2005/11/12


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latest issueof the JRA Newsletter you find here. now with table of content.

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prefabricating the pantry


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deckhouse 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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fore hatch and doors of toilet room under construction



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working on bow well and toilet room



         


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installing foam flotation and hardwood post for mooring lines and to secure inner end of boomkin


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This year's Junk Rig Association Summer Rally will take place June 25/26th at the Warsash Sailing Club, Shore Road, Warsash, Hants.
Robin Blain will give a talk and update of the Swing Wing Rig.


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vertical frames for motor board in place







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boomkins for mizzen sheet under construction






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Bilgeboard pivot pin flush with hull side
covered with stainless steel plate, will be sealed later


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Clay Everington wrote an article describing his journey from England to the Carribian and back in his junk-rigged Kingfisher 26. It was published in the recent JRA Newsletter. He felt the story could be interesting for non JRA members also. So here it is.
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some additions to Chinese Lug Sails and Dieppe Junk Meeting

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foam flotation in the bilge board cases


cutting holes for bilge board pins with Japanese circle cutter


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second hand navigation lights

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Added a new page that has some information about Joshu and the Koan "Mu."
see here

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some changes/additions to the Chinese Lug Sails pages.
Cover of the latest JRA Newsletter

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found a tree for the mizzen mast in our garden. no kidding! will probably be replaced someday with a carbon fiber pole, but is o.k. to beginn with. have to cut 1m off the top but will wait until the very end...

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not sure yet where to store water, so this is a flexible solution:
8x 20l German army water canister

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Sestrel hand bearing compass from Scottland


unused batteries


this Walker log made his last journey from Hongkong to Singapur and Thailand
ebay hunting...

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some work done on the rudder (AS39 style)


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