VG 18

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Re: VG 18

Post by SP » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:59 am

Very nice! Your workmanship is excellent.



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Re: VG 18

Post by ks8 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 6:19 pm

Nice! :)

A thought... withhold fairing compound from any areas that may still require a structural bond or glassing. :)

Looking forward to your treatment of the seat tops. :D

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Re: VG 18

Post by Kujo » Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:12 pm

Update

Bunks painted
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Seat tops on, backrest lockers painted
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Backrests fitted
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Turning around
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Keel finding it's shape
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inside view
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Primer and non-skid
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Top coat on
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On wheels
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Liftoff
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Going undercover
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Re: VG 18

Post by jacquesmm » Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:34 pm

Very nice.
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Re: VG 18

Post by davekf » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:39 pm

Beautiful boat! Great work!

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Re: VG 18

Post by Justin Pipkorn » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:48 pm

Nice work. I'm happy to see that at least one VG18 is under construction. Hope we'll continure to see pictures.
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Re: VG 18

Post by peter-curacao » Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:23 pm

Very very nice! I like the interior shot it gives you a perfect idea what to expect 8)

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Re: VG 18

Post by ks8 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:06 pm

Excellent -- thanks for posting. :D

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Re: VG 18

Post by bondo » Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:41 pm

Beautiful workmanship, beautiful hull. I love seeing this in 3d to appreciate the design work. (the cockpit looks awesome) Someone is getting a really nice sailboat.

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Re: VG 18

Post by Kujo » Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:07 pm

It floats!

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Lots of room in the cockpit

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I changed the tiller fitting a bit.

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More pics and sail reports later. Unfortunately our short sailing season is soon coming to an end, and no sails yet...

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