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by Saorsa
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

Hi Gerald Sorry i didnt see your post. Have been busy! I didnt weigh them in the end but i did manhandle them into a shed to laminate the last top section. I had to ship it in two parts to make it fit in a shipping container. The local guy in Findhorn who actually worked for a time with the freewind...
by Saorsa
Fri Aug 10, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

Pics in action on the way to west coast!
Findhorn,inverness, loch ness, fort william,shuna, lochaline,tobermory etc
by Saorsa
Wed May 30, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Photographs and Drawings
Topic: Freedom 35 Cat Ketch
Replies: 2
Views: 5463

Re: Freedom 35 Cat Ketch

A few more pics
Main mast 4 coats of toplac to protect material
Rewire and replace all bulbs and check fittings on mast
Repaint everything under the floor and in lockers 2 coats

Looking better for it i think

Andy
by Saorsa
Wed May 30, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Photographs and Drawings
Topic: Freedom 35 Cat Ketch
Replies: 2
Views: 5463

Freedom 35 Cat Ketch

Here are few pics whilst i have been waiting on a new mast. Had a few jobs to do from previous survey so have been getting on with that You know the sort of thing: replace gas piping, painting staining varnishing bildges and floor, replacing sea cocks, soundproofing fireproofing engine bay, rewiring...
by Saorsa
Wed May 30, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

More pics
Original mast back in
New mast next!

Andy
by Saorsa
Wed May 30, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

Mast is on site.
Just have to bond top section and top cap in place and im back in the game!

Hope the engine starts....
by Saorsa
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

New pictures of mast finished, finally!
Delivery April. Hope to be sailing soon.
Cant say i could recomend this route.
Honestly wish i had repaired the old one....

Still here we are and looking forward to having a shiney new mast.

Andy
by Saorsa
Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

So its been a long slow winter whilst I wait on an update on the mast and for various reasons we are behind schedule . However now that the mandrels have finally been made the guys are in the position to start laying up the mast at last! The guys have made all the sections that the carbon will be wr...
by Saorsa
Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:56 am
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

Mizzen mast break
Mizzen mast break
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by Saorsa
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Rigging and Sails
Topic: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch
Replies: 14
Views: 9966

Re: New Mizzen mast build and price F35 cat ketch

Yes guys agree that with each incident comes knowledge and that's really the purpose
Of my post. To share the knowledge in case someone else needs to go tthrough the same
Carry on!

I'll keep you posted on how it goes

Andy