So as we open the extreamly large book (8.5x11, and 450ish pages):
Dumping out bag 1 (there are a seeming random number of number bags, in the case of bag 1 there are actually 4 bag 1's.)
The first part of the build is a display stand for minifigures, no one to stand on it yet, but soon:
And while we are building stands, lets build one for the main build itself, for the other sets of done the stand came last, but in this case I suspect that the stand will be a convenient place to hold the boat while I build it:
Tonight on to bag 2.