Category: Sabot Building Updates

Periodic updates to new sabot construction

A buddy’s old Sabot has been in the yard this month. He’s looking to get this boat from barely floating to something his daughter can begin sailing lessons this summer and not have it fall apart, i.e., a cheap fix. …

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This last weekend I was asked by a parent if I thought their child needed a new boat. Well, that IS the big question, isn’t it. My dad started racing Sabots in the early 50s and was a better sailer …

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Not much blogging going on at the boat yard these days. Boats 1 & 2 have been out racing with my kids and they are loving it. We’re heading up to the Sabot Gold Cup at Newport Harbor this weekend …

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I was not as happy with the quality of boat #2 as I had hoped. Also, the mid-thwart mold had an area where a tube could be placed to allow water to move aft. After several people had raced boat …

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Sabot #2 is out of the mold. We have modified the mid-thwart mold and have laid-up the next boat’s mid & bow thwarts. Now looking at making mold modifications for the hull to fair the skeg – this could take …

Boat 2 and Mold Modifications Read More »