From starting deck to finishing.
  • 3/17/16 - The first two deck strips are in place.
    3/17/16 - The first two deck strips are in place.
  • 3/18/16 - Strip detail on the stern.
    3/18/16 - Strip detail on the stern.
  • 3/28/16 - The aft deck is partially stripped.
    3/28/16 - The aft deck is partially stripped.
  • 3/29/16 - The forward deck is stripped.
    3/29/16 - The forward deck is stripped.
  • 3/31/16 - Stripping of the main part of the deck is complete.
    3/31/16 - Stripping of the main part of the deck is complete.
  • 4/1/16 - The cockpit recess area is cut out.
    4/1/16 - The cockpit recess area is cut out.
  • The cockpit recess is filled in with strips.
    The cockpit recess is filled in with strips.
  • 4/2/16 - The deck is sanded in preparation for fiberglassing.
    4/2/16 - The deck is sanded in preparation for fiberglassing.
  • 4/4/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid on the deck.
    4/4/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid on the deck.
  • The cloth is saturated with epoxy.
    The cloth is saturated with epoxy.
  • View from the stern.
    View from the stern.
  • 4/5/16 - The deck and forms have been removed from the hull.
    4/5/16 - The deck and forms have been removed from the hull.
  • The inside of the hull is cleaned up.
    The inside of the hull is cleaned up.
  • 4/6/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid in the hull.
    4/6/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid in the hull.
  • The cloth is saturated with epoxy.
    The cloth is saturated with epoxy.
  • 4/7/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid on the underside of the deck.
    4/7/16 - Fiberglass cloth is laid on the underside of the deck.
  • Saturated with epoxy.
    Saturated with epoxy.
  • 4/8/16 - The nameplate is ready for the aft bulkhead.
    4/8/16 - The nameplate is ready for the aft bulkhead.
  • The outline for the forward hatch is traced on the deck.
    The outline for the forward hatch is traced on the deck.
  • Aft hatch.
    Aft hatch.
  • The forward hatch is cut out.
    The forward hatch is cut out.
  • The coaming riser is made from strips.
    The coaming riser is made from strips.
  • 4/9/16 - The aft hatch lip is made from several layers of laminated fiberglass.
    4/9/16 - The aft hatch lip is made from several layers of laminated fiberglass.
  • Forward hatch lip.
    Forward hatch lip.
  • Underside of the coaming wall is filletted with epoxy.
    Underside of the coaming wall is filletted with epoxy.
  • 4/11/16 - The inside of the coaming wall is fiberglassed.
    4/11/16 - The inside of the coaming wall is fiberglassed.
  • Strapless hatch system pieces are sealed with epoxy.
    Strapless hatch system pieces are sealed with epoxy.
  • Strapless hatch system pieces are sealed with epoxy.
    Strapless hatch system pieces are sealed with epoxy.
  • Outside of the coaming wall is fiberglassed.
    Outside of the coaming wall is fiberglassed.
  • Aft hatch lip is epoxied in place.
    Aft hatch lip is epoxied in place.
  • Forward hatch lip is epoxied in place.
    Forward hatch lip is epoxied in place.
  • 4/12/16 - The strapless hatch system is epoxied into place on the hatch covers.
    4/12/16 - The strapless hatch system is epoxied into place on the hatch covers.
  • Paua shell is inlayed and fiberglassed.
    Paua shell is inlayed and fiberglassed.
  • 4/13/16 - The deck and hull are epoxied together.
    4/13/16 - The deck and hull are epoxied together.
  • The cockpit coaming lip is created from several layers of fiberglass.
    The cockpit coaming lip is created from several layers of fiberglass.
  • 4/19/16 - The boat is given a washdown after being sanded.
    4/19/16 - The boat is given a washdown after being sanded.
  • 4/20/16 - The hull is ready for varnish.
    4/20/16 - The hull is ready for varnish.
  • 4/21/16 - First coat of varnish has been applied.
    4/21/16 - First coat of varnish has been applied.
  • 4/22/16 - Several more coats of varnish have been added.
    4/22/16 - Several more coats of varnish have been added.
  • 4/24/16 - Clear coating the hull is done.
    4/24/16 - Clear coating the hull is done.
  • 4/25/16 - The deck is ready for varnish.
    4/25/16 - The deck is ready for varnish.
  • View from the bow.
    View from the bow.
  • First coat is applied.
    First coat is applied.
  • 5/1/16 - The super comfortable Redfish seat is wedged into place.
    5/1/16 - The super comfortable Redfish seat is wedged into place.