BBCo Sailboat Kit is the newest product from The Balmain Boat Company. For those who do not know, this is a company that makes do it yourself (DIY) rowboats and sailboats. Their motto is ‘anyone can build a boat’.
Looking at the BBCo Sailboat Kit, you will realize that they are not wrong at all. All you need is a hammer, a caulking gun, a drill, and you are good to go. When you get these tools, by following the simple and detailed step-by-step instructions, you will need about 30 hours to make this flat-packed sailboat totally usable.
This is a great thing to do with your children or grandchildren, because it will make you all feel so good after you have finished building it. The sailboat’s measures are 9.8 x 4.3 x 1.7 when it is completed, and it weighs around 110 pounds. In the BBCo Sailboat Kit you will find the stainless steel screws, precision-cut plywood, square copper and silicon-bronze nails, two-part epoxy glue, cups and stirrers for preparing the glue, disposable gloves, sail, rope, mast, rowlocks, boom and gaff. However, the undercoat, paint, sandpaper, primer and the oars are not included, but you can get them here.
For the price of $2,999, you can look like a legend in the eyes of your offspring, and highly enjoy creating something both useful and astounding. The rewarding feeling when you are actually using the sailboat you have built yourself is priceless. [via] watch video below
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