Fairing and Caulking

These photos were taken in July, 2018.  Thank you, Bristol Marine!

From the stern, lower planks faired, oiled and the caulking is progressing. Photo Credit: Bristol Marine

First a layer of cotton is fitted in the seam with a caulking iron struck by a caulking mallet then a layer of oakum is tamped into the seam over the cotton.

Caulkers. Also notice the here at mid-ships, the 5 inch garboard and 4 inch broad strake. The rest of the planking is 3 inches. Photo Credit: Bristol Marine

Photo Credit: Bristol Marine

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