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

Wasa (Vasa) Masts and Yards

19 April 2021 Sails 1 to 10 marked out, rough cut, trimmed to pattern, edged with glued strip

4 April 2021 Port & starboard foremast deadeyes threaded

 

4 April 2021 Port & starboard foremast shrouds and deadeyes prepared

 

31 March 2021 Fittings sorted for fore, mizzen & main masts and yards

   

31 March 2021 Fittings sorted for bowsprit and yards

28 March 2021 Deadeye rig set up for lower main and fore deadeyes

26 March 2021 Yards identified and cut to length

22 March 2021 Cannons on top deck completed with ropes

21 March 2021 Cannons on top deck rigged and secured to deck

18 March 2021 Mizzenmast and bowsprit cleat fitted. Bowsprit mast cut, fitted with top and flag mast

18 March 2021 Masts and bowsprit dry assembled on hull

18 March 2021 Mizzen mast & bowsprit cut, assembled, glued

15 March 2021 Main and fore t’gallant tops and flag masts

15 March 2021 Main and fore topmast caps cut and shaped, assembled with t’gallant masts

15 March 2021 Main topmast and main topmast top assembly completed

14 March 2021 Main topmast and main topmast top rough cut, assembled

14 March 2021 Fore topmast and fore topmast top completed

12 March 2021 Fore topmast and fore topmast top

8 March 2021 Mainmast and maintop cut, assembled with pulley section inserted (cf Foremast assembly)

7 March 2021 Foremast top assembled  

7 March 2021 Main mast components, foremast assembly with pulleys and retainers