Alans Boatyard

Grampian Pride

'Grampian Pride'

Owner: North Star Shipping

 

TYPE: Standby Vessel.

LOA: 42.0 mtr.   Breadth: 10.0 mtr.   Draft: 4.0 mtr. (in rescue mode 4.30 mtr)    GT: 495.

Builder: Sigbjorn Iverson, Norway.        Built: 1981.      IMO: 8028503

 

Originally named 'Standby Pride', purchased by North Star in 1984, & renamed 'Grampian Pride'.

 

Model

Scale: 1:42.   LOA: 1020.0 mm.   Breadth: 260.0 mm. draft: 82.0 mm.

Plank on frame hull covered in GRP. 

Fully radio controlled with working tunnel thrusters & Becker Rudder.

I am building the hull large enough to enable commercially made tunnel thrusters to be installed.

 

I used the 'Model Boat Magazine' 'Grampian Pride' plans MM1393 available from My Hobby Store, 

listed on my | Links Page |

 

Model Started:  2001.


Hull Frames Frames & Ribs

Hull frames cut from MDF board.

Hull Under Constructiom Hull Bow Area Azimuth Thruster Opening

Tube to form opening for the none working Azimuthing Thruster.

The thruster will only be on the hull when on the stand, removed when model goes in the water.

Hull Foredeck GRP on Hull GRP Covering Hull Portholes Hull in Primer Adding Deck Foredeck & Bow Fitting Transom Stern Shaping Hull in Red Primer Rescue Ramp Foredeck Fitting Main Deck Full View Decks Rudder Servo Stern Thruster Opening

In 2009 I obtained some photographs taken in a dry dock, which gave me a lot of details on the overall shape of the skeg & rudder.

I decided to alter the skeg & make a more accurate rudder using Etched Brass Components.

Remaking Skeg Rudder Etched Pieces

See my | Hints & Tips Page | for information on my Brass Etching.

Rudder Unit Test Fitting Rudder Rudder & Linkage Hull on Stand
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