Mats Enblom from Uppsala in Sweden was the first to use the hull mould for the Stradivari owned by Swedish 2,4 NA to build a boat for himself. He is a former OK-dinghy sailor and has built an OK-dinghy before.
During the winter/spring 2004/2005 he built his own Stradivari 2,4, first sail was in august 2005. Judging from the pictures Mats has done a nice job.
Below is his report from the project.
I have probably used close to 300 hours. Itâ€™s hard to make an accurate estimate, if you include the transport of the mould, time for planning and purchasing materials itâ€™s probably more than 300. As a hobby project it hasn't been that effective all the time.
The laminateschedule for the hull was as follows,