Category: The boat

  • Upgrades 2022

    Upgrades 2022

    There have been a few upgrades to the boat this year too, ready for the season. I has had a wish for several years to change the backstay from one single stay that could not be adjusted under sail, to a bridle with block and tackle. Hans G. Sørensen at Ship Shape, Stavanger, built it […]

  • Teak deck renovation and other maintenace jobs

    Teak deck renovation and other maintenace jobs

    For those who might be interested, here are some details of boat maintenance and teak deck renovation on a Swedish sailboat from the eighties, more particularly a Vindø 995 🙂 I had for a long time considered doing something about the teak decks. They looked grim, and were difficult to keep clean and free from […]

  • The Vindø boats

    The Vindø boats
  • New engine

    I have decided to replace the old Volvo with a new engine. The Volvo has done good service since the boat was new. Last summer it took the boat up and down the West Coast, running for 100+ hours (there was little wind). However, on two occasions the heat alarm went off when we pushed it […]