Step 10: Now, the magic!
Some glue is put on the top of the hull. You are now committed to inserting the top half of the hull within the next few minutes.
Loosen the rigging control lines.
Lower the back mast.
And then the forward mast.
Carefully roll the paper sails around the hull and start slowly feeding the top half of the ship into the bottle.
Once the rest of the ship is in the bottle. Pull on the control threads and PARTIALLY raise the mast. You are just trying to get them out of the way while you rejoin the two halves of the hull.
Once you have the two haves together, let the glue dry, and then slowly raise the mast. You may need to reach in and untangle some threads… Take your time.
The rear sail had become misshapen. The masts were slightly lowered and the sail was secured to the bottom boom.