Sheer Strake

  

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Port side before sheer strake.

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Sheer strake parts are fabricated from spanish cedar cut to 1 ¾" by ⅝" and a 22.5° angle on the bottom.

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Sheer strakes are installed exactly like chines.

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Port sheer strake.

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Port sheer strake at the bow.

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Port sheer strake installed and trimmed. The vertical ribs are also trimmed following the top angle of the sheer strake to prepare for the sheer cap.

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Shaping of the transom is started. Port side.

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Starboard sheer strake.

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Transom shaped starboard side.

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Completed starboard sheer strake.

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Starboard side transom.

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View of completed sheer strakes.