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Cape Henry 21 Build Photos

Page 3 - Completing the hull
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Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

Both bottom panels fitted. The solid timber keel has also been added and filleted along the junction with the bottom panels.

Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

Same stage from another angle.

The hole aft of the keel is for the engine well.

Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

Same stage, looking aft. The slot for the centreplate passes through the timber keel, as can be seen in this photo.

Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

Second panel being fitted.

Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

Same stage, from aft.

Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

Third panel going on.

Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

Topside hull panels being fitted and fairing of bow in progress.

Cape Henry 21 lapstrake plywood boat kits

This is the Cape Cutter 19 project of Sergio Vianna. He has added a light layer of glass to the outside of his hull. This involves some careful work along the chines but gives a hull that will be more resistant to damage from trailers, marinas etc.

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