The BIG Sailboat Project
TBSBP - Ep10, Pt. 1: Finishing 5 (HD)
Season 2, Episode 5 • 26m
In part 1, Sandra starts off by designing and building her desk workstation to accommodate her computer and audio equipment. Gina frames in the seat area in the main saloon, covers the settee cushions, and builds the dinette table. Sandra adds additional storage racks and cubbies then builds all the various doors for the many cabinets and companionways. Next, Gina and Sandra finish off the head, adding toilet, vanity, and bathtub/shower enclosure. Then then construct the queen size rear birth, all the built-in furniture for the rear stateroom, and additional births and cabinetry forward. The next big projects are the galley, which incorporates both a food preparation area and a media center, and Gina’s workstation. Next, Sandra trims out the pilot house woodwork, and designs and builds the instrument dash and a tilt steering mechanism for the interior steering station while Gina runs miles of electrical wiring throughout the boat.
Up Next in Season 2: Finishing & Sea Trials
TBSBP - Ep10, Pt. 2 - Final Finish & ...
Part 2 begins with finishing up the wiring including a computer program designed by Sandra that labels and traces circuits throughout the boat. Gina installs three separate electrical panels then tackles the engine hookup. The next big project is the potable water system for the galley and head p...
TBSBP - Launch & Epilogue
Sandra and Gina complete final finishing projects, launch their vessel and take her on sea trials. They review the project and all the skills they've learned over ten years of steel boat building.