We spent a lot of time looking for the right sails for the new boat, and in particular talking with Peter Sanders in Lymington about the right specification. Fast forward and it's really nice that Chris Sanders sent us some pictures of the sails being produced. It's great to see the detail and care that … Continue reading Our Sanders Sails are Ready to go!
So today the boat was moved from Saxon Wharf to Hythe Marina (2.8nm) , where the testing/commissioning will be carried out. The canvas and window mesh have been fitted. I'll be down there later in the week to set up some of the nav systems etc, so just this one pic for now…
There is a 360 view of 480-002 as shown at Southampton for those that haven't been able to view the boat and would like to get a feel for her https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Vp5Qhr8qPMF&utm_source=4 https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Vp5Qhr8qPMF&utm_source=4 She has some custom cabinetry where the lower saloon seating is with the standard layout, that includes an extra fridge and tons of … Continue reading Southerly 480 360/VR
Quick visit today just to see the mast - Mast being craned into position Today - No crane! Temporary forestays in place
Well the boat was launched yesterday (which I missed), and today was the day for the main-sheet arch to be installed and the mast to be stepped. Sadly I didn't have time to wait for the mast to go up, but I will pop down tomorrow for a look. For now here's a few pics … Continue reading 12 Feb Saxon Wharf
It seems somebody made a movie of the boat and popped it onto Youtube... https://youtu.be/ltz_Jzo89OU