Before turning the hull upside down all painting jobs will have to be done. At least 4-5 layers of epoxy covers are needed before the final polyurethan painting can be sprayed on. The last layers directly under the outter painted layer must be UV resistant. For this reason I’ve chosen another kind of additive for the 5550 resin. See:

Some pictures:

Before starting the final epoxy layers (gluing & sanding & gluing & sanding…) all rough faults must be repaired:




Backbone stich will be cut before epoxy fillets. It is time to decide: fixed keel or not.

If not, the necessary for the keel foil must be cut from the hull.(I have a week to make up my mind.)