I haven’t been lazy building, just lazy making photos of the build. Therefore, without many intermediate steps the current status of the Neptun build, my little fantasy boat.
The moulds are done and I laminated the first set of grp parts from the first boat. The rest is a bit of resin and 3D-printed parts. The prop is from the Prop Shop:
Neat little boat. Just the lower rudder is missing in the pictures.
The deck is removable. The WTC ha progresses quite far:
The rear part of the WTC is locked into two horizontal pins, which are glued into a grp bulkhead. Similar but vertical pins lock the deck into place:
The bow section of the WTC is secured with a single M$ screw. Right in the front an additional vertical pin for the deck positioning:
The stern tube was installed within 5 minutes:
1,5 mm thick grp sheets provide additional alignment of the deck. The bulkhead in the bow section will hold the watertight servo for the bow planes:
Thanks to 3d-printed parts from Shapeways the interfaces between the planes and the hull are perfect without the need for filling and grinding:
Same for the bow planes:
The sail is modern and simple: