Project: EVA

Building a 17 meter aluminum cutter

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09 July 2012

its been a long time!

30 March 2013
We have been neglecting to write entries in this blog for months let me fill in the gap: the kids' bunks and cabinets are in place, the floorboards in the galley and study are in place, the wall panels in galley and study are in place, the plumbing for fuel system is nearly complete, the primary and secondary winches (5 out of 7) , jammers, clutches, footblocks, organizers, mainsail traveler track, jib car track, staysail track, and most (4 out of 6) of the dorade vents are installed. And our lights have all arrived and the autopilot is installed. What else? Lots of little things too, like trying to figure out where we'll register her and all the bureaucracy that goes with it. We'll post photos over the next couple weeks so you can see the progress.
Vessel Name: Eva
Vessel Make/Model: Ed Joy design 56' lifting keel & rudder, Jacobs Brothers Built
Crew: Claude, Julie, Noah, Lilo, & Finn
Claude: 32 yrs old, circumnavigator, surfer, husband, daddy-O, buddha-like. Julie: 33 yrs old, loves to be on the water, bookworm, wife, momma, Eeyore-like. Noah: 7 yrs old, really into reptiles and surfing. Lilo: 4 yrs old, comedian, thinks helicopters (and anything very very loud... [...]
Well... we started a family and now the normal thing would be to buy a house. But the problem with a house is that you can't travel with it and you rarely have adventures with it. So the plan is : build dream boat: EVA (dream boat definition: Aluminium, tough, low maintenance meaning minimum [...]
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Who: Claude, Julie, Noah, Lilo, & Finn