Progress on the SageSport 160’s hull mold

The first step is to make a plug from which the SageSport 160 mold will be made. These pictures show the hull being made in cedar strips over the form stations –

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The last slat goes into the hull. This is called the ‘whiskey plank’

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The hull shape is complete. Here you can see the plug and the prototype boats –

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Once the strips were in place the boat was sanded smooth in preparation for a layer of fiberglass to cover and stabilize the shape –

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