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Hansina S185-US44

Launch of Hansina

Hansina

November 6, 2009:  After four years and one month, US 44, formerly S-185, Hansina, fka Nagala, was lowered into the Puget Sound.  It happened on August 13th.  Kim Bottles, owner of US 51, Ceol Mor, made available a mooring for Hansina and took all of the attached photos, the “action shots” being her first sail in almost 20 years.  Hansina ...

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HALLELUJAH!

Hansina

HALLELUJAH! Big news from SquareSkerryYachts Land: Hansina, long featured on this site as the Thirty Square Metre of the Perpetual Reconstruction (see additional photos below) now has her first coat of bottom paint.  This is going to take getting used to.      The above photo shows the keel immediately prior to paint;  five coats of epoxy sanded many, many times.  ...

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Hansina Update

Hansina

Here are some photos taken prior to those posted late last month of the reconstruction of Hansina, S-185, US 44.  They were taken in August before the deck substrates were installed.   Apart from repair of the wood keel, the mast partner area has been the most time consuming because the beam upon which the cabin rests was broken in ...

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Hansina Update

Hansina

Some progress photos on US 44-Hansina:       The lead “dogs” on the afterdeck hold down the last piece of the top layer of plywood before the 1/4 inch teak strips can be be applied . The top layer used epoxy and screws at each deck beam.    The cabin and the cockpit coaming are the same piece of lumber.  The ...

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