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  1. 7 hours ago, greenstone said:

    No pennant on the topmast.

    Tender "Avos" was the second ship in the squad (three-masted ship "Juno" and tender "Avos").

    She was not supposed to pennant.

    Only the three-masted ship "Juno"  could carry the pennant as the leader in the squad of ships


    There were signal flags on any ship. Can add them

    Thanks Eugen, that is exactly what I was trying to find out! 👍


    @Mirabell61, @Hubert Boillotthank you guys! Really appreciate your comments. 

  2. @greenstone thanks a lot for the info.

    I was not questioning the RAC flag. I will defenitely use it on AVOS. My question was more if it can/should be acompanied by another flag or pennant perhaps. As there are more places for the flag I was thinking (just an example now....put RAC flag on the stern flagstaff and on the topmast some pennant). But I do not want to do any non-sense combination that is why I was asking. If there should be only RAC flag I use only this one. Thank you!

  3. Hi guys,


    perhaps someone could help me. I'm thinking about the flags for AVOS. There is only one flag of the Russian-American Company in the kit.



    but there are more places for the flags on the ship. On the top mast, on the gaff and there is also a flagstaff at the stern. I wonder if I can attach more flags? Would it be OK or completely wrong to put there for example russian naval flag like it is for example on Phoenix?



    thanks for the advice!!!!


  4. Thank you Yves. I'm glad you guys like it! 


    Progressing further..... Topsail yard and topsail secured in place......... Jib topsail installed......... 2nd round of cleaning the deck (finaly after long timeis my deck without ropes) 


    Here are some details of "busy" belaying points:


    And the overview 


    I pimp a little my photo area


  5. Greetings in the new year friends! 


    I did not touch AVOS over the Xmas eve. My 3 childern kept me busy enough :D but had a great time with family!


    So the only update would be....... New replacement sail has arrived from MK (thanks a lot), I have managed to remove the Bolt rope so sail is ready to be rigged. 



    Happy New Year to ALL of you and let's finish AVOS!!! 


  6. @Dutchman first of all thaks a lot!


    Second, for me this was not an option anymore! I have/had a picture before my eyes how it should look like and it is with spread sails. I will be adding ti it the finish that it is full wind. And furl the top sail will not work. Building this kit was so much fun so far and the treat what MK gave me was exceptional! Best kit!! 

  7. Thanks a lot! 


    Only small progress. I have added tackle of jib halyard and jib downhaul. I thought I make it more interesting and Mark the running of the rope in the photo. Let me know if you find it interesting, I could do other ropes too. It is getting pretty crowded around the mast (I like that) 


    Jib halyard = blue

    It goes from the eye on the deck next to the mast up to the mast head through 3 blocks back down to the bitt on the deck. There is the tackle coming from the eye on the deck. 


    Jib downhaul = Red 

    Goes from top of the stem through the block on the Block attached to the jib halyard to the the deck. 











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