Cariad’s owner Tim Hartnoll visits the Cariad site.
Tim then flew to London for King Charles III Coronation.
Visit by Paul Spooner 28-29 April 2023 Naval architect and hands-on consultant to the Cariad Project.
Paul, Des & Juha lunch in the Cariad office at the original mahogany1896 gimballed table.
Meanwhile back in the office Clockwise Des, Ae, Ked, Jane, and Fern.
Ked - Joint Project Manager.
Juha Yli-Rami - Mast Builder and Interior Specialist. His experience is invaluable to the project.
A break for one of our electricians to get married.
Sonne, a member of the paint team becomes a Monk for a week.
Huge respect for the planking team. Artisans of a dying art. None of them are young yet they manually hoisted tons of heavy planks into position.
Steel fabrication team.
Lek’s history goes back to the discovery of Cariad as a derelict in Laem Cabang in 2006. Lek somehow kept the ailing engine running during the 1,000-mile delivery to PSS Shipyard. Responsible for all aspects of engineering and steel fabrication.
Puntira ‘Ae’ Manee – paint supervisor.
Fang – Head of paint team.
Aoy is a key cog in the project machine. Records in minute detail each worker’s tasks and time worked. Controls materials and tools
Manual labour. Reinstalling a section of the galley bar.