It is necessary to have a place where the boat is sheltered, partly to be able to work, but also to minimize maintenance in the future. The decay of both varnish and wood is delayed if the boat is not exposed to the fall and winter weather.
In order to have enough space in the tent, the dimensions must be 12 meters x 4 meters x 4.5 meters, and the price for such a tent would be around DKK 22,000. I think that is a lot of money, so I decided to make one myself, which can be done for less than half the price.
I have chosen to make the frames out of 35 x 75 mm battens with corners made out of 40 x 80 mm square tube. You can see the corners in the picture above - they still need to be galvanized.
To keep the tent on the ground, I placed the boat on top of 3 pieces. pressure-impregnated 100 x 100 mm beams, which are connected in each side with two additional100 x 100 mm beams in front of and behind the boat. So a total of 5 beams on the ground. In the sides, I mount 47 x 100 mm battens with a distance of 4 m