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




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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