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1. The makings of This is Ship.


2. Pre nose cone.






5. Instant wake.




7. Bon Voyage.

This is Ship is the most successful ballast or self righting boat constructed to date. And she performed very well in a stiff wind. Much like the Steve Kamper (Boat 16) a sand filled bottle ballast boat with a triple hull including a mid section of timber and a foam deck. The three part mast is a stick and some umbrella struts. With a fast food sail and and a long stabilizing keel. This was put together in 30-40 minutes and took of on the water cutting a pleasing wake as it shot out into Yarra Bay.

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