Davali’s Atlantic CrossingDeparted from La Grande Motte, FranceNovember 5, 2014
Category Archives: Construction
Thank you to the dedicated and outstanding Outremer team for building a beautiful catamaran and staying on schedule. Can’t wait to sail Davali home!
This is hull #1, Davali is #3, but this is the 2014 Ourtremer 45 in all her glory!!!
It’s starts with making molds. After spraying gelcoat into the mold, lay down fiberglass and strategically place foam, for stiffness and weight savings. Above, the deck lying upside down in mold. Below, the same deck two days later being resin infused … Continue reading
La Grande Motte, France. 1,100 boats in the harbor. Some real beauties. Below, the Outremer Shipyard. Davali’s hull #3. Love at first sight. Gelcoat sprayed into mold, then fiberglass laid, then foam in middle for stiffness, then fiberglass … Continue reading
Outremer has put the three parts together (central part, and outside parts of both hulls). They are in the molds till the full structure is laminated inside. They started lamination on the starboard hull.
After the gelcoat and a first mat fiberglass cloth, we are now on the long process before infusion of positioning foam and fiberglass cloth, dry in three of the 4 main moulds: central part and two side hulls. The deck … Continue reading