Classic Bay Cruiser 22'
Patriot 29' II
Hampton One Design
Repairs & Refit
With a second layer of duratec faired on the hull plug, the Educational passages mold will be ready soon!
Coremat and the last layer of fiberglass, the Eastport V-birth is complete!
The Eastport console, gleaming and ready to go.
The new overhead hatch for the buyboat pilothouse, crafted by Eliu.
An engine box, the first part of the new Eastport 32 to come out of the molds!
Looking up through the opaque plexiglass hatch in the buyboat pilothouse,
Laying out the core for the v-berth, it will be glued down with divilette.
Glass over the core in the Eastport 32 console.
Dorie Leigh looks stunning after her final coat of varnish.
Eastport 32 console, cored and not too far from coming out of the mold.
Congratulations to Bernard, the new owner of this etap 21i! We at Mathews hope you will have many a pleasant day sailing on her.
Chasing cracks on a Legacy 28's topside.
Otto, looking fantastic with new varnish.
The last layer of glass before core on the liner mold.
Otto gets a final coat!
Eliu works on tooling to pull a keel mold for educational passages, a project we are proud to be part of.
Dorie Leigh getting a few fresh coats of varnish.
Victor sands the foredeck as Eliu and Frank work on other areas of the top-side. This Legacy 28 will look new in no time.
The Eastport Liner mold is in the glass shop. After a wash, buff, and many coats of wax, it will be time to spray.
Prepping a Back Cove 26 for a fresh look.
A few more layers of glass, then comes core.
The dip at the front of the headliner is to accommodate the anchor locker.
The flanges around the edge of the piece are used to help release the piece out of the mold, and will be trimmed off later.
Always pre-wet the area where you are fiberglassing, to avoid air being trapped in the layer and prevent delamination.
Next comes vinyl ester skin. After that is when this V-birth starts to gain strength.
A smooth, molded overhead in the cabin allows it to be left as finished gelcoat or covered with headliner.
Some people find it hard to believe gelcoat is on the pieces before the fiberglass is.
Gelcoat in the engine box
Visualize the negative, and you'll see a spacious V-birth.
Buffed and waxed, the Eastport 32 mold is ready to go!
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