Mizzen Mast Step, Davits, Rudder Chain and Cable

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In between the rain and tornadoes, Seeker crew have been hard at work.  With a lot of help from Hollis who was up from San Antonio, Texas got the davits mounted on the transom.  These will lift the 15 foot aluminum tender from the water and suspend it behind the boat.  And we are enjoying Normann’s skills as apprenticeship trained industrial mechanic.   Apparently Germany still sees the value of training students to work with the hands as well as their minds.


Sailmaking, Sampson Post, Welding Blind, and Bulwark Braces

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Betsy has our first Junk Sail sewed up. Bart got a work table working and he and Peter got a good start on the fitting the deck tiles.  Wesley a surprise guest from Thailand welded in the  Sampson Post.  And I’ll show you a trick to welding where you can not see.    And thank you for watching and flooding us with suggestions and ideas.  We love it.  –Doug


Bulwarks, CNC Routing, Casting Anodes, Decking, Chocks and more…

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Sure is a lot of boat building stuff in this video. Loving this Spring weather and the progress. Many thanks to Bart, Paul, Nathan, David, a team from Oneok and Betsy for making it happen.  And thanks too, for our viewers and supports.  Keep it positive and keep the dream happening.