Barge Blog

Barge Boat Build Update August 2014

Now the barge has got it’s first coat and windows cut out. The inside of the hull will also be painted before insulation foam is sprayed on and hull brought in to shed to be fitted out.

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Barge Boat Build Update July 2014

Sandblasting has finally started. The windows will be cut out and the boat moved in to a bigger shed to be painted and fitted out when sandblasting is finished.

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Barge Boat Build Update 19th June 2014

The barge is brought out of the shed to be sandblasted. A delicate process that went very smoothly.     At this stage the hull weighs 32 ton. The wheels on the trailer can be steered with poles. A video of the procedure can be viewed on...

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Barge Boat Build Update 9th June 2014

Detail of rudder being constructed

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