Maintenance – Grow Sailing

Maintenance

Refitting, repairs and other handy stuff that we’d like to mention in addition to our episodes…

6. March 2015
Leachate

Refit – Tiller Part II

To make sure the epoxy sticks properly, I rubbed the tiller with leach agent. A small but apparently very important step, especially with oily wood like teak.
2. March 2015
Carbon mast sanded and painted

Results.

We’ve picked up norðri on the weekend. All planned improvements and repairs have been finished. The results are fabulous. See some of the before and after stuff.
2. February 2015
Adding sliders to the main sail

Changing the main sail to sliders

It’s time to ease up main sail handling by changing to sliders. The mast in down an about to be painted, Seascape has delivered the required extensions and the main sail is already in Flensburg.
1. February 2015
Milling to remove cracks and structural damage

Bathing Ladder – Reinforcements Required!

Beginning of June, we attached the new bathing ladder to our Seascape 27. It took only a few climbs up until the gel coat at the pushpit started to crack 🙁
31. January 2015
Seascape in dealer's workshop for repair & enhancements

Master & Apprentice

Few things broke, few things I wanted to change on my Seascape 27. Preferably I would have done it myself. At the same time, norðri wasn’t supposed to look like a boat maintained with two left hands. I asked Bielmarin if I could join them in repairing and enhancing the […]
17. January 2015
Tiller (before)

Refit – Tiller Part I

Didn’t he just buy a boat that was watered only a few months ago? Didn’t he say it was brand new? Refit?!? Just after one season, the tiller and the handle of the companionway hatch already looked pretty shitty. I’m a visual guy. The looks needed to be fixed. ASAP!