Glueing last plywood bulkheads, reinforcing the transom and chainplate

The center case is located between bulkheads 11 and 12 which are the last plywood bulkheads to be assembled, rest of the bulkheads are made from foam. After the center case is cured the last plywood bulkheads can be glued to their position.
Glueing bulkheads 11 & 12
Until now the transom was glued only from outside and next step is to reinforce the transom from inside. The transom reinforcementĀ  is made of few layers of glass, western red cedar and plywood that are glued together. Purpose for this is that the glass along the keel line should take most of the possible forces that are directed to the bottom of the transom. The next picture shows the transom reinforcement.
Reinforcing the transom

Last step before glueing the foam bulkheads is making the chainplate for side stays and for spi chute. Obviously there will be lots of pressure directed to this plate so I decided to use few layers of kevlar instead of planned glass cloth around it.

Glueing chainplate

Next step is to trim and glue in the foam bulkheads, those were the first thing that I made around last July ;).

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