Launch Day!

Wildling was launched today and is now floating in her berth at the marina! The mast was also lifted into place. She will now go through the final fitout to get ready for handover on June 22nd! Here are a few photos of the launch, with more to follow soon.

Leaving the construction shed.

Leaving the construction shed.

Being lifted into the water by the crane.

Being lifted into the water by the crane.

Mast and standing rigging in place.

Mast and standing rigging in place.

Resting in her new home.

Resting in her new home.

 

10 Comments on “Launch Day!

  1. Congratulations and Happy Berthday to Wildling! She looks so beautiful. You must be very proud.

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  2. I’m loving the kitchen with a view, and the luxury fixtures and fittings! Safe Sailing …xx

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    • Hi Lynn- so true! Preparing food and eating with a changing view is one of my favorite things about cruising… and the comfy, rocking beds.. and the beautiful Ports-of-Call- okay I pretty much love it all! 🙂

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  3. thanks so much for giving us your wonderful blog,sharing your experiences and learning in this process. So interesting and informative to read and look at the many photos. And a fantastic resource for any-one considering a cruising catamaran or specifically an Outremer. I do hope you will leave the blog up for some time…..
    Best wishes for the handover and your sailing adventures……

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    • Hi David,

      Thank you for your kind words. I am en-route to France now for the handover, and I will be able to do a lot more and frequent blog posts. It’s been a long wait to be able start our next sailing adventure!

      Best regards,
      Doug

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