Amerigo Vespucci – masts, spars and standing rigging from 17 June 2020

Masts, spars and standing rigging.  7 July 2020  Fore yard foot ropes completed   7 July 2020  Main yard foot ropes completed  7 July 2020  Main yard foot rope hangers fitted 7 July 2020  Fore yard foot rope hangers fitted 6 July 2020  Mizzen mast course, upper & lower tops’l …

Singlish at OUP Bookshop – June, July & August 2020 (Temp venue in Huvosvolgy – COVID 19)

    and    Steve Jones The dates and topics for OUP Singlish (Every Wednesday 3 to 5pm) at the OUP bookshop, Budapest, Gerlóczy u. 7, 1052, are as follows (the word download documents are also provided with information or words of the featured songs) DUE TO COVID 19 PRECAUTIONS IT IS …

Amerigo Vespucci – small boat construction COMPLETE from 30 May 2020

Small boat construction ALL SMALL BOATS COMPLETED 11 June 2020 11-June 2020 Boats 5,6 completed 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 internally fitted out 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 hulls painted 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 Rudder fixed. Hull smoothed. Engine compartment completed 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 Planks 6,7 port and starboard cut, glued. …

Amerigo Vespucci – hull finishing COMPLETE from 25 April 2020

Hull finishing 12 May 2020  Figurehead carved, painted, fitted. HULL FINISHED 12 May 2020  Forward decoration on either side fitted   11 May 2020  Stern walk rail, name and decoration fitted and glued 11 May 2020  Stern walk and strake fitted and glued 10 May 2020  Port and starboard side port …

Amerigo Vespucci – hull fitting out COMPLETE from 7 April 2020

Hull fitting out completed 18 June 2020  Views of completed decks after fitting out 18 June 2020  Pulley systems for side ladders installed   17 June 2020  Fall anchors fitted inboard on boats 6 to 11 17 June 2020  Anchors and chains fitted to sides for’ard 16 June 2020  Spare …

Amerigo Vespucci – hull construction COMPLETE from 27 March 2020

Hull construction – frames, planking 24 April 2020  Vertical stern fillers fitted, glued 24 April 2020  Starboard plank 26 cut, tapered at both ends, shaped, glued.   24 April 2020  Starboard plank 25 cut, tapered at both ends, shaped, glued.   23 April 2020  Starboard plank 24 cut, shaped, glued.  …