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The table below shows some of the early costs - all figures are in Australian Dollars - and picks up most of the structural stuff.  Not all purchases reflect an economical approach, indeed in a couple of cases extra expense has been incured simply due to mistakes I have made - not too many but...

Over time I stopped recording the costs - either because it was frightening or in reality I just lost track.  I made that many trips to hardware stores and chandlers I don't like to think what I racked up in cost.  My issue though was time so I did not attempt to find the cheapest supplier, rather I just went and got the thing.  The areas of significant expense not noted in the table below were (I think):

Paint - I used 5 litres of primer, 5 of undercoat and 6 of top coat - using International Paints all up that cost around AU$450.

Trailer - I bought a new trailer at a cost of AU$1350, but then had to lash out another AU$160 for some further fittings for it.

Sails - I bought sails from Duckworks which at time of writing this are around US$850 or AU$1150.  I then had to pay a further AU$200 for import duties and taxes.

Oregon for spars - I bought this dressed to the suitable sizes for shaping and this cost around AU$400.

Rigging - I spent a small fortune on this stuff, buying a few bits from Classic Marine in the UK and a load of Ronstan stuff here.  I don't begrudge the cost of Classic Marine items - they are very attractive; I do think that Ronstan prices seem iniquitous but I think that is a widely held view and maybe just the way it is with this stuff - all in all I suspect I spent about AU$650.

Record of expenditure on Navigator build

 

   

 

Totals  

AU$

  Jig

175

  Boat

4204

  Total

4641

   

 

Date  Item

Cost

18-Jan Plans

 $     190

25-Jan 190 x 45 x 5m

 $       49

25-Jan Screws 75mm

 $         6

25-Jan Screws 100mm

 $       14

25-Jan Dynabolts 1

 $         3

25-Jan Brackets

 $         5

31-Jan Jig timber

 $       69

31-Jan Disposable brushes

 $       10

31-Jan Self Tapping Screws

 $       11

31-Jan 4 x 9mm marine ply - maple

 $     259

31-Jan 2 x 6mm marine ply - maple

 $       89

31-Jan Pallet 9mm ply

 $       30

7-Feb West System 4.8ltr pack

 $     102

7-Feb 411 Microballons 4 ltr

 $       25

7-Feb 75mm Glass tape - 50m

 $       30

7-Feb 10.2m 0.25 x 0.025 Hoop Pine

 $     168

7-Feb 3m 0.2 x 0.050 Hoop Pine

 $       79

7-Feb Tallow wood - various

 $       84

14-Feb Sand Paper

 $       40

11-Feb 100 x 10G 20mm screws

 $       12

11-Feb 250 x 10G 25mm screws

 $         7

21-Feb Tallowwood + Hoop Pine various

 $     113

6-Mar Inspection ports 140mm x 2

 $       30

6-Mar Nuts & Bolts for ports x 12

 $         5

14-Mar 12.5mm threaded rod + fittings

 $       30

20-Mar 2 sheets 6mm marine ply - maple

 $       89

20-Mar 1 sheet 9mm marine ply - Hoop

 $     177

20-Mar Stainless tube - 19mm

 $         7

20-Mar O Rings

 $         1

20-Mar 1 inch brushes x 12

 $       12

20-Mar West Syringes

 $         3

20-Mar Roller covers

 $       10

20-Mar 3m x 100mm tape

 $         4

2-Apr 10.2m 0.25 x 0.025 Hoop Pine

 $     203

10-Apr 2 x inspection ports with fittings

 $       38

2-Jun 4.8L West epoxy and fast hardener

 $     102

2-Jun 3 glue brushes

 $         4

2-Jun Syringe

 $         4

2-Jun 15m 300gsm Glass cloth

 $     154

24-Jul 2 sheets 6mm Sheet Hoop Ply

 $     184

19-Aug 2 sheets 6mm Sheet Hoop Ply

 $     207

19-Aug 4 litres epoxy

 $     104

19-Aug Squeegee, 10 brushes

 $       40

14-Aug 2 sheets 6mm Sheet Hoop Ply

 $     207

14-Aug 1 sheet 4mm Sheet Hoop Ply

 $     100

22-Nov 1 ltr Primer, 1ltr undercoat, 1 ltr top coat, 1ltr thinners

 $     130

19-Feb 8 brushes for epoxy

 $       11

19-Feb 12G 75mm brass screws - pack of 25

 $       20

19-Feb Johnson 3.5 HP second hand outboard

 $     511

5-Mar Chainplates, 8 x Nuts & Bolts, Petrol can

 $       50

12-Mar Fastenings

 $         2

12-Mar 4 Shackles

 $       15

12-Mar 2 x Sheaves

 $       14

12-Mar Drain bung

 $       20

12-Mar West Epoxy - 4 ltrs

 $     108

12-Mar Porthole ring

 $       30

12-Mar Mixing sticks

 $         1

12-Mar 6 1" brushes

 $         6

12-Mar Brass rod

 $         7

19-Mar 4.8m x 30mm x 250mm Spotted Gum

 $     336

19-Mar Various Ash

 $       30

29-Mar Deks Olje #1 4 litres

 $       58

29-Mar Deks Olje #2 4 litres

 $       65

29-Mar Deks Olje Wood Cleaner 1l

 $       14

29-Mar Brushes 5 x 1" + 2 x 4"

 $       14

29-Mar West Filler 411

 $       35

29-Mar I sheet 6mm Marine Ply

 $       55