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MY PLANING WR44 WITH TWIN MTU 600HP EACH GEAR BOX 2:1 , 1800 RPM CRUISING AND TOP 2400 RPM ,   WE ARE BEGINNING STEEL TRAWLERS CONSTRUCTION ON JUNE . UNTIL JUNE I'M HEARING ABOUT BRAZILIANS PREFERENCE ON BOAT TYPES AND SIZES , I'LL MADE BOATS IN SERIAL CONSTRUCTION , TWO SIZES 38 AND 42-44 .

BEST REGARDS  KLAUS

 

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ABOVE: Using the full size patterns I laid out the frames shapes on a steel base.

RIGHT: Here you see the frames set up and some of the stringers installed.

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The transom is left off at this stage.

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Here you see the plating being installed .. note the wide planing strake on the chine ... that helps this boat get up and go !

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Here you see the plating being installed in the area of the bow.

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Plating completed, the hull is now upright and have been grit blasted and primed. Rubbing strip is also installed.

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General view of the hull and some of the superstructure installed ... looks a bit 'boxy' until windows are cut out and other trim added.

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Twin engines in place.

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Another view of the plated hull

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Note the swim platform and modern faired stern.

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Well engineered T bracket to bearing accept  bearing and prop shaft.

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