Deckcap component layup in mold.
New deckcap component pulled form mold and fitted with butterfly deck hatches for lazzarette and propane locker access.
Deck Cap component roughly fitted and ready for faring.
Mold was built to cast the deckcap component. Used 1/2 sections of PVC pipe to create the "negative" mold to cast hatch gutters for...
Added water tank (40 Gal) under lazzarette floor. Created two sections, one for Propane Locker and the other a lazzarette. Casted curved...
New structural transom installed on new extension section after layup and mold removal.
Mold made from MDF wrap around the existing hull to form an extended section "sugar scoop" on the hull. Glass layhou with epoxy resin...
New Aft Deck section, with butterfly hatches for Propane Locker (small) and lazzarette storage (large). Bullworks are increased across back...
Finished Transom and nesting Swim step
Final product at anchor in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii
Lovely spot to show off the boat.
Boat with extedned hull ready for launch.
Desk Cap and Transom constructed, attached, and fared in.
Swim step and telescoping ladder
Work in Progress - New swim step and nesting ladder
False Transom with curved contours creates a void space between the structural transom and false transom for nesting swim step and telescoping ladder.
New deckcap mold
Original Yorktown 35 C/C hull
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The cheapest way to extend a 68 footer...
The original masthead was able to be used on the extension even though it was
somewhat smaller in cross section. The cheek block and
After proving the ability of the
Irwin 23 to carry the larger
Star Class mainsail by using a sliding gunter rig, a 5' permanent mast...