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Construction Materials

Hull pitch pine on oak. Planking pitch pine, steamed timbers English oak, cockpit floor laminated and cabin floor solid Iroko.  Keel and all centre line English oak.
Main deck beams, Iroko, all other beams Douglas fir, quarter knees laminated Iroko, curved carline laminated Douglas fir, transom and rudder English elm.

Deck beams completed.


All other parts like cabin coamings, grab rails, washboards, cockpit lockers etc. are Iroko. Toe-rails and rubbing strakes are also Iroko.

The mast is Douglas fir, the boom solid pitch pine, bowsprit Sitka spruce, and the gaff hollow spruce. Bulkheads a mixture of Gaboon and Khaya marine ply.

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