Big Launch - No Champagne

posted Aug 21, 2016, 12:56 AM by Posts Editor   [ updated Aug 21, 2016, 1:15 AM ]

It must have looked like building the pyramids - rollers, wedges, chains, levers and a cast of thousands. But it worked!

The new plastic floats were bolted alongside, the newly welded deck made ready for the planking, obscure big boys toys (winches and jacks) recovered from backyard sheds and to the surprise of most of the participants, the whole 2 tonne structure slid gracefully back into the water. 

More action shots to follow in 'The Pontoon, Part 2'