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My ship, - "Kit Yu"

- a classic Nordic Folkboat -

- part 3 , - the final efforts, - and launching
 
 


2010-06-01.001
Winter "clothes" removed, and the hull painted. Now it is the masts turn - - -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-05.013
Scraping and sanding the mast
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-02.003
The finished hull, - showing the fantastic lines of a classic Nordic Folkboat.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-28.003
- and just as impressive, - the starboard side - , now with the frame for the winter "coat" removed -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-25.015
- and another view, - now with the mast checked and painted -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-25.013
- "Kit Yu", - showing off her lines and curves -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


2010-06-25.016
- stern view -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-28.012
- the finished deck, - with a new wooden hatch to cover the original "Houdini" type -
( The "Houdini" hatch is fine, - and not leaking -, but does not look good on a traditional boat. )
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-29.005
- finished hull- and deck details -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-28.004
- a look into the stores room aft, showing the four big bolts for securing the new vibration dampers for the motor bracket -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-28.009
Here the motor bracket, - completely overhauled with 4 new vibration dampers underneath -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


2010-07-01.002
Showing the vertical stainless steel doublers welded on the weak points where the motor rests when lowered.
Before the two "legs" were cracked, - but with this repair it should last "foreever".
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-06-30.001
- and here the motor, - cleaned and painted -, looking like new -
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 
 


2010-07-01.003
Here the motor is mounted to the completely overhauled bracket.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-07-01.009
Full view of finished boat and motor, - finally ready to be launched.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


2010-07-02.006
Here we go!  "Kit Yu" flying in the sky like a UFO.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


2010-07-02.016
Showing her beautiful hull lines, - again!!!
(Photography © Kit Yu Tao)
 
 


2010-07-02.007
Finally there! At the port, - just before launching.
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 

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Page initiated:  Nov.04.2010
Page Updated:  Nov.07.2010