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 […]
Ferie! Og klar for tur nordover på Vestlandet. Me har ingen faste planar, me ser på vermeldingane. Blir det fint og passeleg vind, går me så langt ut på kysten som me kan, blir det for mykje vind, held me oss lenger inne i fjordane. Utanom ombyggjing til rorkultstyring i vinter, er den viktigaste oppgraderinga […]
It was an old dream. When I was 13 or 14, a neighbour at my father’s age, told me that when he was a young boy he sailed as a trainee on a tall ship, the barque Statsraad Lehmkuhl. At the time, my father and I were building a model of a barque, after plans […]
July 20 to 25 we sailed around Karmøy, with stops in Kopervik, Utsira and Kvitsøy. The weather was very good, with nice sailing from Karmøy, to Utsira, Kvitsøy and back home. These little communities are very fascinating. Here people have found a living for thousands of years. At Utsira there are remnants of houses from […]
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