Adventure Sailing: Manie

From https://maniehjbotha.wordpress.com/

Well folks this update is a bit overdue. But when you look at the photos you will understand why. Building a boat like this is a serious amount of work. I am sitting now at 1200 hours of work and you can double that if you take running around for supplies and tools into consideration. Basically I have devoted the last 18 months to this boat, and that is practically 7 days a week.

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The good news is that I will have her on the water around the 10th of May. First to Manten Marina on the Vaaldam where we will do the certification Category D and the floatation certificate. She will be registered as “Celebrator” with SA Sailing and carry a SAS number.

Then I am off to Mossel Bay. There in this beautiful…. read more

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