We got down and dirty today prepping the top deck with rigging tubes and pre-drilling everything for stainless cleats, a bow rail, access hatches, and other finishing components.
The highlight today was popping the deck mold with the help of compressed air and overhead hoists. Here's a video of us flipping the finished part just off the mold:
Going through the build process in real time is a religious experience for me. I've had dozens of sales training seminars at Scout, but until you see human hands slowly manifest a boat from a barrel of resin and a roll of cloth, you just cannot appreciate the lengths that Scout goes to deliver a superior boat. Everything from the hand laying process to the premium materials used to stiffen and reinforce areas of impact and stress guarantee a lifetime of enjoyment on the water.
Here are the boys learning about static electricity: