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Dyneema boat cradle supports

Today we have added the diagonal supports to our boat cradle to stop any chance of the new legs bending sideways towards the narrower part of the hull. We have used 6mm dyneema with locking brummel eye splices lined with stainless thimbles. Coarse length adjustment is with a 2.5mm dyneema lashing. Fine adjustment uses the…

Battery box progress

Jane is cleaning the battery box (I’ve just sanded it) so ready for final bits of fibreglass tape and thickened epoxy filler. Then coating all the wood with epoxy to seal it before painting. After that we add some battery restraints and ready for the wiring plus watertight seals around the lid. All the lids…

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