202 Photos - Jan 30, 2009
Photo: Photo: 1999: The PLANS have arrived!Photo: the boat yard, chantier naval, el varaderoPhoto: The first wood delivery..
.Photo: Inga und Werner beim Aufzeichnen des Schnürbodens
The drawing loftPhoto: Das Kielschwein (rechts)
The keelsonPhoto: Berti macht eine Liegeprobe: Paßt ein Bett in die Bug-Kabine?
Berti tries out the bow cabin: will we fit in a bed?Photo: - Die Werft - The boatyard - Le chantier - El varadero - o estaleiro

Betonwerk Pforzheim
Concrete factory in Pforzheim
Usine à betonPhoto: Die Schotts werden ins Kielschwein eingepaßt
The bulkheads are fitted into the keelsonPhoto: Das Skelett: Zum ersten Mal sehen wir das ganze Ausmaß!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: 2001Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: 2001Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Die  Querträger
The crossbeamsPhoto: Die Querträger sind in der Senkrechten aus Sperrholz und in der Waagerechten aus Vollholz
The crossbeams are made of plywood in the vertical, and solid wood in the horizontalPhoto: Photo: Zwei senkrechte Lagen Sperrholz, darauf vier dreieckige Stringer. Darüber und darunter drei Lagen Vollholz.
Two vertical sheets of plywood, four triangular stringers. On top and beneath three layers of solid woodPhoto: Photo: Beams put in for the first time: we have a CATAMARAN!Photo: James Wharram, the designer of our boat, visits our boatyard in August 2002Photo: Hanneke Boon and James Wharram are very pleased with LargyaloPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Die beiden Ruempfe des Segelkatamarans Largyalo haben ihre Decks bekommen und stehen jetzt soweit auseinander, wie im fertigen Zustand.Photo: Die beiden Ruempfe des Segelkatamarans Largyalo haben ihre Decks bekommen und stehen jetzt soweit auseinander, wie im fertigen Zustand.Photo: Ready for the road!
Port Napoleon, here we come!Photo: Rolling hullPhoto: Arrived safe and sound: thanks to VAN DE WETERING, excellent service!Photo: First "camp" in Port NapoleonPhoto: The hulls are painted in the hangarPhoto: Operation Petticoat: PINK!!!Photo: Summer 2003: HIghest temperature in the hangar: 46°C!!Photo: Photo: Photo: I like yellow!Photo: Out in bright daylight, the colour is even more beautiful!Photo: Exact positioning of the hulls is crucialPhoto: Here we are going to assemble and finish her. Best place on the boatyard, sheltered from the MistralPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Pretty happy to finally have ONE catamaran, instead of TWO hullsPhoto: Glueing on the grabrailPhoto: Cutting a notch into the spruce ledgers for the mastsPhoto: Supports for the mast glueingPhoto: Photo: Gluening the masts with huge amounts of epoxi and every helping hand we could get!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Tempering our freshly resin-covered masts under plastic. January 2004: 5°C in the hangar!Photo: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPhoto: Sanding the glass before putting on primer and paintPhoto: Photo: Photo: We added thickening agent to the resin and red paint until we got colour and consisteny of RASPBERRY YOGURT: Fun: but also helpful to distinguish the different layers while sanding.Photo: Photo: We added wood dust to the resin until we got colour and consisteny of ......Photo: Testing the size of the deckpods in Dad's garage...Photo: Testing the height of the deckpodsPhoto: Testing the size of the deckpods with one of the Mast Carrying Webs (MCW)Photo: Photo: Reinforcing the bottom of the deckpod with fiberglassPhoto: Reinforcing kitchen and salon floor with fiberglass, then peel plyPhoto: One of the Mast Carrying Webs,  with door between kitchen and salonPhoto: Reinforcing the MCW in sandwich modePhoto: Reinforcing MCW with Carbon SheetsPhoto: PuzzlePhoto: Carbon sheets on MCWPhoto: Photo: Deckpod side , in the background the mastsPhoto: FilletsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Preparation for grab rail on top of deckpodPhoto: Photo: "Shaping" the upper end of deckpodPhoto: Photo: Photo: Covering the deckpods with epoxi and fiberglassPhoto: Photo: Reinforcing the deckpod stringers with carbonPhoto: Photo: Peel ply on top of fiberglassPhoto: The curbed roofs are made of many thin plywood sheetsPhoto: Roof, already covered with fiberglassPhoto: The deckpod roofs are covered with fiberglassPhoto: Les "poulaillers"Photo: "Alors, Petra, ils sont pas bientôt fini, tes poulaillers?"Photo: "Here flies my kitchen!"Photo: Salon cabin with door to galleyPhoto: Will they fit?Photo: Photo: Der Richtbaum!Photo: Drilling the holes for the securing bolts of the beamsPhoto: Photo: Drilling holes in the beams for the securing boltsPhoto: Putting the beams in placePhoto: Photo: Glueing the lugsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: not accessible for every body....Photo: Photo: mast slotPhoto: modification on the saw to make concave undercutsPhoto: mast shoulderPhoto: Photo: Photo: "das gefällt mir nicht"
"I don't like that box"Photo: Generator box, first versionPhoto: Styling the boxPhoto: das gefällt!
Generator box, final versionPhoto: Best position for sandingPhoto: Photo: Two center cabins, without separating web.Doors in the background lead to bathroom, doors in the foreground to the front double cabin.Photo: scarf jointPhoto: supports for the walkways ("bananas")Photo: Center stern rampPhoto: bending the bowsprit with a jackPhoto: Bowsprit ("elephant horns")Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: "Largyalo" in tibetan writing:
"The gods will be victorious!"Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Four centerboards / skegs made of marine plywood with ash wood inlays for more stability.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: 60m of toerailsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Anti-Slip: cristals (normally used for roadworks) sprinkled evenly onto wet paint. After drying, we aspirated the surplus, then covered again with paint.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: RefrigeratorPhoto: Photo: Küche an Weihnachten 06Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Touching water for the first timePhoto: Taufe - Christening - Baptême
Port Napoleon, JAN 2, 2006Photo: First sail