CATAMARAN BUILD – Is This Just As Good As the Moulded Bridge Deck? (MJ Sailing – Ep 182)


We spend three more days working to get it back to the one piece it was when it was originally moulded in Vietnam.

The underside of the hull went surprisingly easy, but then we had to deal with keeping the upswing even across both sides as we bond it together with our thickened vinyl ester.

All goes well though, and other than being a little messy, we have a bridge deck that is all one piece!
One project down, only a million more to go. 😉

We hope you enjoy!

Much love from Annapolis!
Jessica, Matt & Georgie

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Videos made by Jessica, featuring Matt and Georgie.

00:00 – Taking OFF The Gelcoat
03:37 – Glassing Under the Bridge Deck
06:17 – Intro
06:47 – Mixmaster Jazzy Jess!!
08:50 – Keeping The Deck Plumb
13:06 – It’s The Upward Slope Glassing!
16:07 – How Did It All Turn Out?
18:41 – Closing

Done My Time Out In The Cold – Blue Topaz
Give Me Some Answers – The New Fools
You Got Me Too – Loving Caliber

Camera equipment used:
– Panasonic Lumix GH5
– Shure VP83F shotgun microphone –
– GoPro Hero8 –

Previous Boats:
1983 Trisalu 37 – custom aluminum, built in Quebec (Elements of Life)
Where we’ve been: 2.5 year refit in Indiantown, Florida; Abacos, Bahamas; St. Barth’s; St. Maarten; Antigua; Saba; Azores; Ireland; Scotland; Norway; England

1989 Sabre 34 Targa (Serendipity)
Where We Sailed Her: U.S. – Bahamas – Jamaica – Cuba – Cayman Islands – Honduras – Guatemala – Belize – Mexico – Bermuda – Azores – Madeira – Canary Islands – Sint Maarten – BVI’s – USVI’s

Editing software:
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