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CATAMARAN BUILD - 2nd Time Is The Charm? (MJ Sailing - Ep 230)


Location: Kent Island
Latitude: 38.94000000
Longitude: -76.33000000
Published: 9 Apr 2022

It looks like our first attempt at a daggerboard case was a fail, so let's hope the second time is the charm!!

Within this episode you'll see what our first attempt looked like once we got it off the mold - and see the crack from the topside, of which made the whole project go awry.

But, stocked once again with all the supplies we need, it's time for attempt two. We have perfect weather, with a cooler morning, giving us plenty of time to apply resin to our 8 sheets of fiberglass, and get them secured under our bag before turning our pump on. Then it warms up in the afternoon to a great curing temperature, we hope!!

Just to be safe we let it sit overnight with heaters, and go back to check the next morning to see if it was a success or a failure.

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 - We messed up before..
00:25 – Intro
00:56 – The morning after our fail
02:05 – Rainy day activities in the catamaran
03:52 – How bad did we mess it up?
06:27 – The crack that ruined the process
06:57 – Prepping for attempt 2
10:44 – So many layers of fiberglass
13:11 - Peel Ply, Breather material, & the bag
15:57 – Checking for air leaks
17:36 - The next day - did it work?!
21:05 - Closing

Etched - Dusty Decks
Join the Circus - Mary Riddle
On a Clear Morning - Sunfish Grove
Pick up Sticks - Pandaraps
The First Signs - Tall Oak Town
Pandemonium (Tribute Version) - The Mondays

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:
Adobe Premier Pro