This R 345 is being built in Australia. After building all the frames in his garage at home the builder rented a plot in a boatbuilding yard and had the entire hull plated, fully welded and turned upright in 6 weeks


The Hull 

Turnover day. Note the strongback still in place to give the hull
rigidity until the deck beams are all in.


Rear view


Broad stern sections.


This is the deep fin keel version.


Bottom of skeg.


The prop tube welding into position.


Stainless steel bow section. This is to reduce the damage a anchor is capable 
of inflicting on the this area.


The Deck


Side deck taken from rear of boat.


Coach beams in place. Cockpit taking shape


Cockpit area 


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