Vingilótë’s kitchen looking sharp

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Vingilótë’s kitchen looking sharp

A shot of Vingilótë’s saloon, taken from the bow to the cockpit outside. Kitchen to the right, freezers and fridge to the left:

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Vingilótë’s cockpit looking sharp

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Vingilótë’s cockpit looking sharp

A few shots of Vingilótë’s cockpit (the outside seating area):

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Vingilótë’s ongoing sea trials

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Vingilótë’s ongoing sea trials

More photos of Vingilótë under sail at her sea trials in St. Francis Bay:

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Vingilótë’s Code Zero

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Vingilótë’s Code Zero

Vingilótë’s Code 0. Tri-Radial cut light gray WharpDrive, with her name in Elvish printed in blood red.

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Vingilótë’s launch revisited

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Vingilótë’s launch revisited

Once more with feeling.

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Photos from Vingilótë’s Launch

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Photos from Vingilótë’s Launch

Vingilótë’s launch. I love the picture of me walking with Jonathan and Roger Paarman. Roger runs the factory, Jonathan the shop floor. They’re awesome, they make magic happen. As to breaking the bottle of bubbly: “I name thee Vingilótë and I beseech the gods to grant you safe passage in your voyages.”

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Vingilótë’s tight squeezes on her way to the harbor

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Vingilótë’s tight squeezes on her way to the harbor

Some of the livelier bits and tighter squeezes of getting a 26,000 pound, 52.5’ long, 29’ wide (12 ton, 16m, 8.4m) boat into the harbor.

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Vingilótë and how she sits in the water

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Vingilótë and how she sits in the water

Vingilótë sits beautifully on the water. Of course she rides way high as she is at almost dry weight.

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Vingilótë in her first berth

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Vingilótë in her first berth

Vingilótë is in her berth in St. Francis harbor.

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Vingilótë’s launched!!!

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Vingilótë’s launched!!!

Vingilótë floats! She was Named and she is a real ship now!

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