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West Country Trading Ketch Bessie Way back in 2016,when the world was normalish, the Royal Yacht Club asked the European Association of ships in Bottles to help fund raise for the UK Olympic Sailing Team by building and donating SIBs that had had the sail signed by a team member. I built two SIBs of this ship, see Build Log called ‘Going for Gold Build – Bessie’, so I won’t repeat that part of the build. I actually built 3 SIBs, using the third as a trial ship for some techniques, such as split hull, that I had not used before. Up until last year it sat on a shelf unfinished. I then thoug
Hi All http://www.thenrg.org/the-journal.php I was browsing the Nautical Research Guild Forums (I know some of you post there as well) and went to their Home Page, and from there to 'The Nautical Research Journal' tab. At the bottom of the page you can download a free copy of a previous issue. So I did. A very professional magazine, however the bonus was under 'Shop Notes'. A method of making small deadeyes that I have not seen before. I've posted the link above, I won't copy the article to respect copyright. Worth having a look at though, assuming its still the same download if you