Thad Danielson Boats
Building and restoring classic wooden sail, row and power boats with the
finest boat building materials and craftsmanship.
Previous Project

Hinkley Sou'wester 34

New keel and deadwood for Hinkley Sou'wester34 (right of center in the picture).

Removing the ballast was interesting.

The stock for the new keel went through its transformation and has been installed.

A number of frames had lost all the strength in their lower ends so they were repaired.

Deadwood had to be cut out and installed along with the ballast and graving piece ahead of the ballast.

When the planks are replaced or made new and caulked, she will be ready for more sea time.

Thad Danielson Boats
Thad Danielson, builder, designer, consultant
PO BOX 283
CONWAY, MA 01341

Phone: (413) 212-8169
Email: Thad Danielson

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