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Jack Dearden's F-41 PLAYTIME Launched in Australia

On the trailer and ready for launching. Playtime was built by Jack and
Marlene Dearden over a period of 5 years, and now it is play time.

..and afloat at last in Mooloolabah harbour

Transoms floating nice and high - final weight was 5800kg (12750lbs)

The optional aluminum bow beam and bow pole

Marlene Dearden taking it easy

Dinette area, with galley down in starboard hull

The Navigation station

The port aft cabin with safety access hatch on left

Playtime has now been sailing a number of times, with Jack even taking her out single-handed. Performance so far is typical F-41 - outstanding!

Earlier Construction Photos

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