Sultana build log – Part 42

Here’s a shot on the Sultana looking forward. The rails at the bow are somewhat complicated. The knightheads stand proud on either side of the bowsprit. Working along the rail, there are three cleats, then the rail is broken by the cathead. After the cathead, there are seven timberheads, which are wider at the top.

Aboard Sultana looking forward
Aboard Sultana looking forward

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Sultana build log – Part 40

The aft rails are next. Below is a picture of the Sultana with the rail stanchions marked. Middle stanchions are in pairs, and there are singles at each end. (At least, that’s what I assumed. The foremost may also be a pair, but I couldn’t see it clearly in any pictures, and I went with a single.)

Positions of stanchions
Positions of stanchions

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