Our New Expedition Yacht

 

A tough aluminum sailboat to explore high latitudes
and support scientific and adventure expeditions ...

UPDATE 14 July 2002:

Kanter's plasma cutter cuts out the frames from CAD drawings

Kanter's plasma cutter cuts out the frames from CAD drawings

plasma cutting

a closeup of the cutter & frames


 

Stephen Van Ymeren abrading a frame

the frames laid out in position on a steel framework

the frames laid out in position on a
temporary steel framework


 

assembling the lifting keel

Rick Dadson assembling the lifting keel

the keel box (which will be part of the hull structure)

the keel box (which will be part of the hull structure)


 

Photos from the build:

14 JUL || 17 JUL || 3 AUG || 17 AUG || 28 AUG || 12 SEP || 28 SEP || 13 OCT

23 NOV || 14 DEC || 1 JAN

24 SEP (launch) || 3 OCT (scoot) || 3 OCT (positioning) || 3 OCT (haulout)

16 APRIL (interior)

 

About the boat

 

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