Our New Expedition Yacht
A tough aluminum sailboat to explore high latitudes
and support scientific and adventure expeditions ...
About the boat
UPDATE 28 September 2002:
Work continues at Kanter Yachts in Ontario.
Steve Van Ymeren preparing to weld the starboard backstay chainplate
... seconds later, welding the starboard backstay chainplate
Steve Van Ymeren preparing to fully weld the hull
... seconds later welding the hull
Lead pot and lead ready for melting in the port cabin
David Taylor ladling lead into the bays under the mast step
the keel winch in position (for raising and lowering the lifting keel)
Hank Apfelbeck fitting the skeg
The engine hanging in position
Pressure testing the starboard fuel tanks