The Contessa Corner

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Constellation1356 viewsA photo of Constellation, currently on the hard until summer 2007. [Hopefully] I'll sail her from Southampton, England, to Melbourne, Australia.
Early stages of the carved half hull.888 viewsHad some inqiries about how the model is made so here's some pictures. This shows the rough shaping of the material (Renshape).
Blue Peter -- Mainsheet Arrangement1569 viewsBlue Peter lives in Charlottetown PEI. This was an interesting main sheet solution. The key to it is the heavy brass ring supported by a bungee to the pulpit. Each of the thee legs from this ring has its own tackle, making it possible to create the same effect as a sheet and traveller.
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