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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Finally » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:54 pm

I did exactly as you are planning. Built everything I could in a tin shed before putting up the shelter to put it all together.
Next year I will be on the water (thinking positive) - somewhere along the east coast. So where I'll be will depend on what time of year you plan to be in Oz. One thing's for certain - if it's our summer time I won't be in Cairns. Looking forward to a summer away from the heat and humidity and the potential threat of cyclones.
If it can work out, you're more than welcome to come and have a look.

David

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Beav222 » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:12 am

Finally wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:54 pm
I did exactly as you are planning. Built everything I could in a tin shed before putting up the shelter to put it all together.
Next year I will be on the water (thinking positive) - somewhere along the east coast. So where I'll be will depend on what time of year you plan to be in Oz. One thing's for certain - if it's our summer time I won't be in Cairns. Looking forward to a summer away from the heat and humidity and the potential threat of cyclones.
If it can work out, you're more than welcome to come and have a look.
David
Thanks David. I’ll stay in touch.
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Dean :lol: & Debra :mrgreen:

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Finally » Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:04 pm

Just as an off topic remark - I notice you quote Mark Twain in your signature line.

My dad designed and built his first boat (fibreglass 22' mono) in the garage back in the late 60's. He called it Mark Twain - all to do with the nautical use of the term "by the mark twain" (ie 2 fathoms) - not the writer.

We moved away from the coast in the early 70's and dad sold Mark Twain in the mid-70's. I understand the people he sold it to still own it - and they're now in their 80's.

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Beav222 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:57 pm

Finally wrote:
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:04 pm
Just as an off topic remark - I notice you quote Mark Twain in your signature line.

My dad designed and built his first boat (fibreglass 22' mono) in the garage back in the late 60's. He called it Mark Twain - all to do with the nautical use of the term "by the mark twain" (ie 2 fathoms) - not the writer.

We moved away from the coast in the early 70's and dad sold Mark Twain in the mid-70's. I understand the people he sold it to still own it - and they're now in their 80's.
It might be nice to sail that boat a couple times!!
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Dean :lol: & Debra :mrgreen:

"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines and sail away. "

— Mark Twain.

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Beav222 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:02 pm

Second hull came out of the shed today. Now I have a huge pair.
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Dean :lol: & Debra :mrgreen:

"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines and sail away. "

— Mark Twain.

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by mikeb » Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:27 pm

Looks like great boat building weather!
Keep up the good work.
Mike

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Beav222 » Tue May 15, 2018 2:43 pm

Thanks Mike
It’s very nice weather but the sun destroys everything. So I don’t want to leave the hulls out in the sun too long because the epoxy has no uv protection. I’m not sure about the two part primer tho. It may provide me a little more protection. Anybody know?? I’m using awlgrip high build.
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Dean :lol: & Debra :mrgreen:

"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines and sail away. "

— Mark Twain.

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Finally » Tue May 15, 2018 8:28 pm

My understanding is that anything "epoxy based" has limited uv stability.

The Awlgrip High Build is an epoxy highbuild so - limited stability and probably better that raw epoxy. At least, when the time comes, you can sand off any sun damaged highbuild and give it another coat.

Reading the technical sheet it also says it is not to be used below the waterline

http://www.awlgrip.com/MPYACMDatasheets ... eng-A4.pdf

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by Beav222 » Sat May 19, 2018 6:02 am

Finally wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 8:28 pm
My understanding is that anything "epoxy based" has limited uv stability.

The Awlgrip High Build is an epoxy highbuild so - limited stability and probably better that raw epoxy. At least, when the time comes, you can sand off any sun damaged highbuild and give it another coat.

Reading the technical sheet it also says it is not to be used below the waterline

http://www.awlgrip.com/MPYACMDatasheets ... eng-A4.pdf

David

That was my thinking exactly. I had a date to get it out of the shop and now I’m touching up things and then covering it for a while.
Dean :lol: & Debra :mrgreen:

"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than those you did. So throw off the bowlines and sail away. "

— Mark Twain.

Beav_222@yahoo.com

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Re: Sarah 41

Post by puremajek » Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:58 am

Beav222
I would cover the hulls from direct sunlight, even with a cheap tarp. We invited the paint specialist out to view ours prior to finishing.

He suggested a light sand 120grit to break the skin. We then chose a nonablative followed by ablative paints from the same manufacturer. Yes, call overboard but we are yet to have any issues below waterline and are yet to rub back to the blue and red nonablative coats after 10-years and we do beach the yacht once a year. Insurance as we see it.
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