With the bottom panels in place I installed the side panels. This was relatively straightforward, but again the copper wire only works where there is little tension in the joins. Steel wire was necessary at the bow.
Here is the starboard side clamped and wired in place.
And here is a view of the bow section, wired in place.
Next the port panel was wired in.
The sides were wired together at the bow, like this.
It's starting to look like a boat, at long last!