23Mts. Long Line Fishing Vessel

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Project by Tuanie posted 1791 days ago 3066 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one of the largest boats I have built,I worked in Oman as production manager in a boat yard,making fibreglass fishing boats, My boss threw me a challenge to make this “boat” It is just one foot short of a ship,by length,in their standards, hence it is the largest boat in the region. I started off building the plug with four carpenters, and the mould with the help of the Omani and expatriate worker in the yard. Making of the boat I was a bit cautious since it must be sea worthy, so more experience worker and supervisory staff were brought from Sri Lanka to make the boat. It bears my name.

Please click on the link to view building process. From drawing board to Sea trials.

-- tuanie

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#1 posted 1790 days ago

this is way bigger than twenty three feet , maybe edit the title .

well done ,
you really have to work around boats ,
to understand the skills involved ,
and the learning that happens .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 1790 days ago

Now that’s a project!

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#3 posted 1790 days ago

You boat looks about 23 meters! Thanks for the post and your pride must be glowing with the boat being named after you!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#4 posted 1790 days ago

Fantastic a great achievement

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1790 days ago

I’m impressed! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 1790 days ago

That’s BIG!! That’s true craftsmanship

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#7 posted 1790 days ago

Hey Tuanie,
Now this is whats it s all about…......great building job….....very well done.

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#8 posted 1790 days ago

Great Job my friend!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#9 posted 1789 days ago

Great job, very exciting project!

-- Jeff, Fargo, ND

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#10 posted 1789 days ago

Tuanie, did you design the boat?...or was there a naval architect? Either way that is still a nice craft…the lines are sleek…I bet she cuts the water quite well…..personally, I am more in favor of a double ended vessel (even though they are usually narrower at the beam), especially when used near coastal or choppy waters, but I will leave the building to folks as gifted as yourself…well done!

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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