Victory – Hull Construction from 25 July 2021

Victory hull construction 16 October 2021 Starboard plank 18, tapered for’ard, cut, fitted and glued 15 October 2021 Starboard plank 17, tapered for’ard, cut, fitted and glued 15 October 2021 Starboard plank 16, tapered for’ard and end aft, cut, fitted and glued 15 October 2021 Starboard plank 15, tapered for’ard …

Wasa (Vasa) – Masts, yards, sails and rigging from 7 March 2021

Wasa (Vasa) Masts, Yards, Sails & Rigging – Model completed on 24th July 2021 24 July 2021 Final mizzen & main braces & stays added, flags on all masts. Model complete.     23 July 2021 Mizzen topmast shroud ratlines, braces, stays added   23 July 2021 Lateen sail rigged …

Wasa (Vasa) – Hull fitting out from 20 December 2020

Wasa (Vasa) Hull fitting out 6 March 2021 Well, quarter and poop deck bollards fitted, glued to fixing 6 March 2021 Cathead lockers designed, constructed, painted, fitted, glued 6 March 2021 Upper railings around upper deck fitted, glued 5 March 2021 Hull and rudder pintles fitted, glued     5 …

Wasa (Vasa) – Hull construction from 20 November 2020

Wasa (Vasa) Hull construction  25 January 2021  Hull completed    19 January 2021  Hull completed for’ard with access for bowsprit 18 January 2021  Port side planks 25, 26, 27, 28 tapered, cut, bent, fitted, glued, trimmed aft 18 January 2021  Port side planks 23, 24 tapered at bow, cut, bent, …

Amerigo Vespucci – running rigging and completion from 14 October 2020

Running rigging and completion  15 November 2020 Completed model 15 November 2020 Flags fore and aft   15 November 2020 Port motor boats rigged to davits 15 November 2020 Starboard after motor boats rigged to davits 15 November 2020 Midships starboard motor boat rigged to davits 14 November 2020 Four …

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

Masts, spars and standing rigging.  14 October 2020 Main and mizzen mast stays 13 October 2020 Jib halyards & foremast stays 13 October 2020 Mizzenmast shrouds  12 October 2020 Mainmast shrouds and stays  11 October 2020 Foremast shrouds and stays from fore to main fitting 11 October 2020 Fitting of …

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. …