Category: The boat

  • Upgrades 2022

    There have been a few upgrades to the boat this year too, ready for the season. I have 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

    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

  • 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 […]