I have been a sailor for most of my life, always messing about in boats, built some both small and big, raced and cruised in both my own and on charters. I have a passion for sailing, and water is truly my element. My heritage is Swedish and I have always thought the Vikings wereContinue reading “Who am I?”
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A labour of love or …?
The Sleipnir project was a long time in the making. I wanted to build it several years ago but my wife put her foot down when I wanted to take over our backyard for it. For one thing if I had gone ahead and completed it there, a huge crane would have been needed toContinue reading “A labour of love or …?”
A few photos
Building the rudder or steering oar: this video shows how I built the rudder from start to finish. It’s fairly long but you can easily skip forward…. I hope you enjoy it! “A picture is worth a thousand words.”