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Richard Robbins Sr.

Schooner Richard Robbins Sr. has not appeared in this blog for almost 11 years, but once last summer while I was looking for something else, there she came into view, and sporting a fresh coat of paint. 89 more words



I mentioned in my previous post that the new batch of strips I sawed were a little thick. I made up the jig in the photos above to control them I fed them back through the tablesaw. 132 more words


Putting a Couta boat back in the drink

During the summer, I crew on a Couta boat for various races. Usually, the Twilight races at Mornington Yacht Club on a Thursday evening. The boat, C1992 Camilla Rose, has spent the winter ashore at  161 more words

Progress 3

I’ve cleaned up the bow and stern, in preparation for the external stems to be attached. I still need to cut the slot in the strips at the lower end, but I’ll need to add a few more strips to the port side first. 247 more words



I’m back. I got a few more strips sawn in the last couple of days and have started to add them to the hull. I’ll post another progress update soon. 866 more words


Progress 2

I ran out of strips. I knew I would and I’m actually a little surprised that I got as far as I did with the strips I had on hand. 152 more words