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Category: 07.03 Black Pearl (NYC)

Build Log for Black Pearl for Chris R. (Queens, NYC) . Boat designed by Bjorn Thomasson, Sweden.

2007.03 NYC Black Pearl Review

07.03 Black Pearl (NYC) Featured Kayaks Projects

2007.03 NYC Black Pearl Review

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

I just received this little review from Chris in NYC. Hopefully later this year he’ll write a more detailed review. For now I hope you enjoy it!
Dan,
I had the kayak in the pool this past Sunday (at Wallingford, with Cherry

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2007.03 CR Black Pearl: Gone to the Dark Side…

07.03 Black Pearl (NYC) Kayaks Projects

2007.03 CR Black Pearl: Gone to the Dark Side…

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

Yes, the black “Black Pearl” you see is the same boat that I delivered to Chris in August. Since the last time you saw it I have repainted the entire boat.
The problems started soon after Chris received it. He

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2007.03 CR “Gray” Black Pearl: Delivery

07.03 Black Pearl (NYC)

2007.03 CR “Gray” Black Pearl: Delivery

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

 
The big day finally came… delivery.  On Sunday Chris and his girlfriend, who live in Queens, NYC, were kind enough to meet us halfway in Brattleboror, VT.  It was a perfect day… after we found each other.  I think the picture sums it up

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2007.03 CR “Gray” Black Pearl: Project Summary

07.03 Black Pearl (NYC) Kayaks Projects

2007.03 CR “Gray” Black Pearl: Project Summary

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

Photo Galleries – Beauty Shots and Construction.
Boat Design
Black Pearl design by Björn Thomasson Design. Basic design adjusted for Arthur “Chris” Russo.

LOA = 18′-5.6” (563.0 cm)
Beam = 19.68” (50 cm)
Fore Deck Height = 8.86”

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2007.03 CR “Gray” Black Pearl: Paint and Outfitting = Finished!

07.03 Black Pearl (NYC)

2007.03 CR “Gray” Black Pearl: Paint and Outfitting = Finished!

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

As promised, here she is painted, polished and outfitted… in a nut shell: FINISHED!!
Painting: The boat was finished like before. The primer was sanded to P220. Then all the areas to remain clear (eg. the carbon fiber coaming and

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