Once the entire layer is glued, it cures overnight and is faired smooth the next morning with a belt sander and finally a 36 grit random orbiter, in order to rough up that layer for the glue to stick on the next layer.
By Friday evening, we had installed 173 laminates and completed the first and second layer. However, this does not mean the entire boat is covered, as you will see in the Last Shot of The Week. Because of the specific areas which receive more laminates then others, the final two layers will cover the entire boat bow to stern and will be the largest sections that we will do.
With two teams working on each side of the boat, we can move pretty quickly, but its hard to tell exactly how long it will take. Another week or two at least.
Here is the week 9 time lapse clip: