Tag Archives: Yacht Drift

False Start, but she has a name..

Well today was rig and launch day, but illness in the yard that were doing some work for me means the work is delayed. A combination of  work demands and holidays means that launch now won’t happen for another few … Continue reading

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On The Move

Drift is out of the shed, ready to be moved to for rigging and launch later in the week. Hull has had a polish with UV resistant polish. Sprayhood, cockpit tent all fitted. I have been through the lines, checked … Continue reading

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Bowsprit

Here is Drift packed in between the folkboat fleet.  I attached the bowsprit this weekend and it doesn’t clear the roof so you realise that it really is quite long! I need to find some bottle screws for the stays … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

At last the waiting is over and I headed North on Wednesday. Having spent the night at Oldhams finest (?) Premier Inn, I arrived nice and early to collect ‘Drift’. I was able to have a look over her before … Continue reading

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Build Complete !

The boat is now complete and collection booked for two weeks time. This shot shows the finished interior with a couple of changes from the standard specification. Firstly the upholstery is not standard and the cushions are 5 inches thick … Continue reading

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…the rumour has it…

The noises from Lancashire are suggesting that Cape Cutter 19 sail number 121 is now complete! The positioning of the furler lines remains undecided as I have concerns about friction in the proposed system, so want to play around with … Continue reading

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