EXOCETUS MARINE

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Exocetus DH550 - Kit Build in Germany.

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The turn continued without problem. Due to the early onset of the secondary task of beer drinking, I failed to get a final photo of the hull upright.

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Pascal demonstrating the ancient art of hull surfing.

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The dagger slides and dagger board were supplied by Exocetus as part of the kit. At this point we commenced the secondary task of emptying Peters fridge of beer. 

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At the half way point the dagger board was inserted and checked for fit. 

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The port hull had already been turned a few days before. The operation was stress free and the epoxy finish on the hull skin is excellent.

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In October we went to Peters place to help turn his second Hull
Here the hull is hanging on several winches waiting for the turn to begin

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First step installation

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The preformed radius profiles supplied with the Exocetus kit allow for easy installation and minimal fairing.

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Both hulls are being built at the same time

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Peter is making good progress with side and bottom skins installed and radius skin 80% completed. Build was started mid November 2015 with two men working 2 or 3 days a week progress is very good taking into consideration this is an amateur build by guys who have not built a boat before.

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The skin section is bonded in position in a single operation. 

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The skin section is 'dry fitted' to check alignment and mark bonding areas for the application of epoxy.

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The hull skins can be installed individually but the best results are achieved by bonding as many skin sections as possible into a large section on a flat surface before bonding to the hull frame.

Even larger skin sections can be handled with a single chain block..

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In August last year we supplied a DH550 kit to a customer in Germany. Progress has been very good with the Hull skin installation due to start imminently.

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This customer is a home builder and is fortunate to have enough space to build both hulls at the same time.

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