Illustrated below are photos of the various steps in the actual infusion process from start to finish. Total time elapsed to actually infuse the 46 hull is just over an hour.
Below you can see our team carefully installing all the final necessary hoses to begin the infusion process.
Tomorrow we are ready to infuse our first 46 Hull…..
Today our team is installing the closed cell foam in the Release 46 hull mold in preparation for infusion.
Today our team is continuing the installation of the “dry” materials in preparation for the infusion process. You can see the various biaxial and triaxial woven fiberglass cloth and composite cores that are to be installed. Additionally, only the best cloth materials, composite cores, Kevlar, carbon and Vinylester resins are utilized in state-of-the-art Vacuum Infused Resin (VIR) molding process utilized …
Our team has completed spraying the gel coat and has begun to install the first layers of materials into our 46 Hull Mold. Soon we will begin to dry fit all the remaining materials in preparation for the infusion process.
Our team is nearly completed preparing the 46 hull mold for lamination. Next we will begin spraying the gel coat and install the first layers of materials to begin the resin infusion process.
The 46 Walk Around Deck plug has completed the preparation phase and now the deck mold will be constructed.
Today our team has sprayed the gel coat for the 46 Walk Around Helm Deck in beautiful Mattahorn White. The team is working diligently to prepare all the necessary parts to begin assembly. Next week the hull will begin and a boat will be born!
Industry veteran Dennis Close recently joined the Release Boatworks management team as vice president of sales and marketing. After a nine-year stint as a submariner in the Navy, Close served in a variety of industry management positions, including time at Cabo Yachts and most recently at Rybovich Boat Co., where he led sales, marketing and business development efforts. He also …