Vendia 9mm planking from Finland and Collano Semparoc glue from Switzerland, plus a few coats of International Clear Primer, white paint, what a brilliant combination to build a boat. Here's the latest Viking Boats of Ullapool creation, an Iain Oughtred-designed Arctic Tern, the 17ft version, after being turned. and at the long process of fitting out begins.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

(Slightly non-PC) Observation for the Day (but it was written BC)

Who wishes to give himself an abundance of expense let him equip these two things: a yacht and a woman. For nothing involves more expense, if you have begun to fit them out. Nor are these two things ever sufficiently adorned, nor is any excess of adornment enough for them.

                                                        Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254 BC – 184 BC)

Now, where's the Gael Force catalogue...

PS And welcome Thomas Armstrong, 26th follower.

1 comment:

  1. Though it may not be totally pc, this sentiment has a ring of truth.