Diary on the construction of a Seaclipper 20, a plywood trimaran designed by Jim Brown and John Marples. Our boat's Sail No. is 50. The boat will be named GEODETICA.
Monday, September 5, 2016
Fiberglassing the vaka (6)
Six hours of work between friday and sunday. We tilted the main hull (vaka) on a side to facilitate draping and subsequent wetting out of the fiberglass. However we first had to get rid of several epoxy drips and fair the deck and bottom fg edges.
We then wet out and simultaneously cut to size the fiberglass, using more than one kg of clear resin
Last evening we went to check everything and discovered a big (3 cm diameter) air bubble exactly on the side panel butt joint, which was filled with resin and then squeezed with an improvised rig