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Boat Build - Jarrett Bay 90 Project Ireland / Jaruco

Follow the boat build of the 90-foot Jarrett Bay, the largest ever made by Jarrett Bay

Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Strong back construction is nearing completion.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The jig is almost complete. The next step will be to "true" it up and secure everything

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Shear band installed on both sides

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Side planking complete with surface prep beginning for glass work

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Stringers being tabbed to bulkheads before planking of bottom resumes.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The hull completely glassed and primed.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

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Heavy coat of primer is left in the sun for a full day to bake.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

After a day of baking in the sun, she is ready for her flip over the travel basin.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Painters fair the hull with the minimum thickness to save weight.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The massive foredeck mold is receives her fairing.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Crews cut the hole for the bow thruster.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Equipment and systems throughout the engine room and pump room are mocked up for future installation.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The foredeck mold is almost ready for its final coat.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Workers make progress in the engine room and with exhausts.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Safety rails installed while anchor locker work commences.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

An overhead view of the many walls that have been glued and tabbed in.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

A template is being built for the mid-engine room bulkhead.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The engine room and pump room have been faired and are nearly ready for primer.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The mezzanine mockup is being prepared.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Ireland's impressive size is seen for the first time outside the shed since flipping the hull.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

With both engines resting on their beds, all mounting points are marked before removing them to tap the anchor points.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

This compact Seakeeper 35 unit weighs nearly 2 tons but can easily quell roll in a vessel over 100 feet in length.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The foredeck is faired and primed.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

11 significant pieces are now permanently fitted.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The pump room now permanently houses the water chiller assembly, the Atlas power system manager, and the Seakeeper gyro.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The salon floor landed perfectly in place and will be glued.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The galley floor is getting minor scribing to settle into its exact spot.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

A look from above before the foredeck is installed.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The front (or brow) of the composite-rich cabin arrives.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Composite cabin is assembled and gluing and tabbing can begin.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

MTU engines are installed.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Crane assists in marrying the composite cabin to the main hull structure.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Project Ireland's new home is barely big enough end to end.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

With the cabin installed, work begins in the galley and salon area.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Cabin and bridge are faired.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Fairing progress on the foredeck, side decks, sheer bumpers, cabin, and bridge surround.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Aft bridge deck/mezzanine ribs are in and bridge hatch opening is built to its final size.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Window frames are installed in the cabin.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The tuna door is fitted to the transom.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Work on cabin molding and hand hold is nearly complete.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Bow pulpit is constructed and installed.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Majority of the boat is in a state of primer, nearing time for the top coat.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The bow pulpit takes up the last bit of space available in the length of the building.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The shafts have been dry fitted and aligned. Final alignment takes place after the boat has rested in the water a couple hours.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

All the plumbing in the boat eventually leads back to the pump room for final connection.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Hull 62 received her top coat and black mask.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The Jarrett Bay 90 after her tower install.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Teak covering boards are ready for installation and final shaping.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

The Jarrett Bay 90 after her tower install.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Profile photo with tower installed.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Progress in the mezzanine.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Final touches in the engine and pump rooms.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Galley progress.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Hull 62 makes her way to the basin for round 1 of systems testing and sea trials.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Hull 62 makes her way to the basin for round 1 of systems testing and sea trials.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Hull 62 makes her way to the basin for round 1 of systems testing and sea trials.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Engine and pump room systems are tested.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Bridge helm is readied for final finishing.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

Forward seating and integrated storage on bridge.

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Construction of Jarrett Bay Boatworks 90

A view from the cockpit looking towards to buggy top.

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This time lapse video shows the installation of one of the two massive MTU 16V Series 2000 diesel engines on Jarrett Bay's new 90-footer, Project Ireland, which is making progress toward its scheduled spring 2017 completion.

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