It remains an impressive amount of sail. With a lot of running rope. I'm impressed, Mark.My ship has sails! I found this to be one of the more challenging tasks of this Bluenose II model, but I am glad that I saw it through to the end, however flawed, as it does give the ship something of a wow factor. It didn't help that at least three of the pre-cut sails were the wrong size, too big, and there was quite a bit of the ol' scissors, needle and thread to get things into some kind of order again.
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Yet even with the sails more or less the correct size, I was still required to move a few blocks and eyebolts about in order to bend the sails to the masts, booms and gaffs with some degree of accuracy. The discerning eye will quickly notice the irregularities in this close-up, but there were plenty of compromises to be made with this AL kit and, overall, I am quite satisfied with the outcome
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So that's the sails done and dusted. Just the lower, upper and futtock shrouds and a few other bits and bobs to go now. I'm starting to see light at the end of the bowsprit now
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