Posted by Frederick White on July 08, 1998 at 17:32:45:
In Reply to: Re: GLEN-L "MINUET" posted by PAUL LONG on June 23, 1998 at 23:25:40:
: : I've been working on Minuet on and off for about
: : a year. Just getting to the bottom planking.
: : My goal is to flip the hull onto a trailer this
: : fall and launch in the spring. I'm planning to
: : coat all of the interior with poxy shield and fill
: : with as much 2-part floatation foam as I can squeeze
: : in.
: : I do have several questions of my own: Have you located
: : a source for the centerboard or for the spar
: : on the VA Peninsula? Any suggestions on how to make the
: : carling easier to install?
: : Eric Butner
: : email@example.com
: : Yorktown, VA
: : Hi, I am building Minuet and have completed
: :I'M COATING THE WHOLE BOAT IN EPOXY AS SUGGESTED
: BY GLEN-L (ENCAPSULATION) AS I HAVE DOUBLE DIAG
: PLANKED THE HULL ITS SEEMS TO ME THE WAY TO GO....
: AS THE BOAT WILL SEE SOME LONG AND ROUGH PASSAGES
: I FEEL IT MUST BE AS SOUND AS I CAN BUILD IT.
: AS TO THE CENTERBOARD AND SPARS QUESTION.......
: AS I LIVE IN CALIFORNIA WE HAVE A VERY GOOD
: SELECTION OF ALUMINUM SPARS TO CHOOSE FROM FROM
: STOCK....MAST WILL BE ALUMINUM BUT THE BOOM WILL
: BE OF HON-MOAG LAMINATED WITH EPOXY AS I DID THE
Ihave been working on the minuet since Feb.1998 I have turned it over onto a trailer and in the process of compleating the interior . I did encapsulate the centerboard in epoxy. I hope to launch by the first part of Aug.