BUILDING MOBIUS

Welding Wonderland

This was not only a full 5 day week is was 5 days filled with welding, welding, welding.  Not that this is anything new, building a metal hull is mostly about welding.   This is all more so the case now that almost all the cutting is done with CNC...

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Welding Wonderland

Stairways to Heaven

It was only a 4 day week here as it was the big Republic Day here in Turkey marking the 95th anniversary of when Ataturk formed this amazing country we are now enjoying so much.  However the shorter week certainly didn’t slow down Team Möbius as they all picked up...

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Stairways to Heaven

Topping Off Tanks

It definitely feels like Fall here in Antalya with night time temperatures almost down to 10 degrees C / 50F which is a big drop from the 20’s we have had up till now.  However we also had a rare rain and some very big winds at the beginning of the week so the...

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Topping Off Tanks

Skinning the Skeg Oct. 15-19, 2018

The big visible change this week was putting the plating or “skin” on the skeg that protrudes down at the aft end of the hull to house and protect the propeller shaft and also provide protection for the CPP Controllable Pitch Propeller itself and the rudder. ...

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Skinning the Skeg  Oct. 15-19, 2018

Top to Bottom Progress Oct 8-12, 2018

It is GREAT to be back together with Christine after our various trips to see family & friends in the US and Canada as well as each of us looking after some professional things with two author conferences for Christine in Florida and a keynote for me in Sao...

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Top to Bottom Progress Oct 8-12, 2018

We’re BACK and up on Top

Christine and I are finally back together and back home in Antalya after a long and great set of trips, most of which were on our own and took us from Fort Lauderdale Florida to La Habra Heights California to Vancouver and Vernon British Columbia and Sao Paulo...

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We’re BACK and up on Top

Smiles and Smiles of Welding

I am finishing up my last week of being on the road and very much looking forward to being back in Antalya and back with Team Möbius at Naval Yachts and back with our already beloved Möbius.  Thanks again to Yiğit, our brilliant new Engineer and CAD whiz at...

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Smiles and Smiles of Welding

Up Up Up She Goes

Progress continues full speed ahead with Team Möbius for the week of September 10-14, 2018.  Most of the work and the most visible change is the continuation of work on the superstructure for the above deck Pilot House that creates our SuperSalon with the...

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Up Up Up She Goes

SuperSalon SuperStructure Sept 3-7, 2018

This week Team Möbius made great progress on both on the bottom and the top of the hull of the hull.  On the bottom Sezgin and Mehmet continued in what must seem to them as the unending miles of welding since all the hull plates have been tacked in place.  Joining...

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SuperSalon SuperStructure Sept 3-7, 2018

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