The BIG Sailboat Project
TBSBP - Ep7: Finishing 2 (HD)
Season 2, Episode 2 • 26m
Down below, Sandra and Gina start the first woodworking project-a large wooden bulkhead in the center of the boat, add stand pipes through the hull bottom for the main cockpit drains, test and install hull transducers confined inside a watertight box, add fittings to the waste holding tank and start spraying foam insulation onto the interior. On deck they tie in cockpit seat and coaming locker drains to the stand pipes, bend in a bulwark to smooth out the edge of the deck, box in the bow, finalize the design for the anchor rollers, and cut out openings for the nine deck hatches.
Up Next in Season 2: Finishing & Sea Trials
TBSBP - Ep8: Finishing 3 (HD)
On deck, Sandra builds the hatch frames, hinges, and dogs to batten them down, then adds the Lexan lenses. She builds and installs several mushroom vents into the deck for ventilation, attaches safety hooks for harnesses in foul weather, cuts out the hole for the mast and adds parallel bung rails...
TBSBP - EP9: Finishing 4 (HD)
Sandra builds the cockpit steering station and adds more deck vents including a chimney for the diesel cabin heater. Next she and Gina fabricate the transom radar arch from steel tubing, add mounts for hand rail and life line stanchions, and hawse holes for mooring lines. Next Sandra starts build...
TBSBP - Ep10, Pt. 1: Finishing 5 (HD)
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 ...