Final touches to the hull

Once painted, the hull needs a few extra touches to complete the outside. A couple of brass half-rounds are fitted to the skeg and the stem, to make things a bit more hard-wearing……..

….and the drainage hole fitted in the transom

Before the final turnover, I thought it a good idea just to check the fit of the centreboard, and get the shockcord hooks in the right place inside.

I had thought about putting some slot gasket too, but let’s see how she sails before seeing if it’s really necessary.

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