Our New Expedition Yacht

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

About the boat

UPDATE 12 September 2002:

Work continues at Kanter Yachts in Ontario.

the first real view of the hull (they moved the boat which had been next to us)



Bob Clark setting up the winch plinths


Stephen Van Ymeren preparing to weld


the lead ballast!


Hank Apfelbeck shaping the mast and keel case doubler plate


testing the runs of the reefing lines around the shoreline spools


Robin Laird positioning raised saloon window frames


Baljit Nijjar welding the stainless steel water tanks


Hank Apfelbeck tapping out the pattern onto aluminum plate for the rudder


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)

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