North hull down to the last gap.
With a new sense of purpose, got the next to the last strips all done. That’s a total of 8 strips in two full days of work. One last strip on each boat will close up the hulls.
The split strip should work fine. The narrow width even makes it easier to flex. Otherwise, at this point it takes wedges to hold the strips in place against the previous bead, plus bungies, plus staples.
Half strip wedged in place.
One way or another, those slots will be closed by the end of next weekend.
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