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Neytiri: Launching (sort of)

2010 "Neytiri" Night Heron (CT) Kayaks

Neytiri: Launching (sort of)

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

Scott recently launched the “Neytiri” Hybrid Night Heron… in a local pool.  Oh well.  It IS winter in New England.  He posted a few videos on his blog. Below is an except:
I finally got Neytiri over to water today – too bad it was

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Neytiri: Compass recess and hatches

2010 "Neytiri" Night Heron (CT)

Neytiri: Compass recess and hatches

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

Work from 11/7/2010 – 11/13/2010
With the deck ‘glassed inside and out attention turned to some of the outfitting.  A recess for the compass will be installed.   The hatches will be Beckson deck plates… but with twist.

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Neytiri: Adding Bulkheads

2010 "Neytiri" Night Heron (CT)

Neytiri: Adding Bulkheads

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

Work from 11/5/2010 through 11/7/2010
Some builders use foam…  I like solid wood bulkheads.  I think they strengthen the structure, especially in areas like the back deck.  A wooden bulkhead is also a necessity if foam footbraces are used.

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Neytiri: Fiberglassing the deck

2010 "Neytiri" Night Heron (CT)

Neytiri: Fiberglassing the deck

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

Work from 10/27/2010 to 11/03/2010
This is going to be one of the shorter updates.  I did a lot of work just not much to write about.  Basically I just fiberglassed both the exterior and the interior of the deck and strengthened the deck with

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Neytiri: Recessing the cockpit coaming

2010 "Neytiri" Night Heron (CT)

Neytiri: Recessing the cockpit coaming

Posted By Dan (CSFW)

Sorry I haven’t posted a update on the build for a while.  Has it been almost 3 weeks?!  I’ve been busy with other stuff and these blog posts do take a bit of time to write.  I have been working on the “Neytiri” Night Heron. 

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