Wilde Qualle (48)

Created on: 03 Jan 2021
A 14 foot coastal cruiser named by the designer Jacques Mertens Adelie 14 after an Adelie pinguin in NewSealand in the year 2005 who was helped by vets and sent back to Antarctica. My boats name means Crazy Jellyfish and was chosen by my grand daughter Lea.
  • On the way to first weighing already minus the lost hatch cover by a wind hose and never found
  • Ready for first sail
  • Me the proud builder before the first sail
  • Arriving at first launch site
  • Ready for first launch
  • First launch still without sail
  • First sail with my son Gerhard in front of the bautiful mountain Traunstein
  • Boat christening in bad weather therefore no sailing
  • My self sewn sail guarded by a helper
  • car and boat ready
  • Manouvering the boat into the garden with front tow ball in towing eye
  • Junk rig test in the garden with boat on the trailer
  • Boat under the newly built carport
       " ...there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in junk-rigged boats" 
                                                               - the Chinese Water Rat

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