Saturday, 17 March 2012

How to slice up a boat

The rub rail added, which gives the dinghy a lot of stiffness,

but now, for a man that doesn't like to have holes through a hull, this took some doing...

It was light enough to be moved around easily before I cut it in half. Now the parts are very easy to handle. I intend to assemble the dinghy on the water, so the two parts can be lowered into the water separately. I am also determined to forgo holes in the bulkheads, and not to have any nuts and bolts or complicated catches or seals. Watch this space.

 It stores neatly now:

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