The time has come for the crew onboard Arcona 400, S/Y Liv to make it back to Europe and cross the Atlantic once again. Sailing from Sint Maarten to Horta in the Azores. Mum, Sanna, Dad, Jonas, and their three children, Axel, Alma & Atle, have been joined by family friend, Helena, for the crossing. … More The Atlantic crossing, take two!
Liv Sailing are now on the home stretch of this Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) with less than 200 nautical miles to go and they are expected to be in St Lucia by tomorrow morning. There is no fresh fruit or vegetables left onboard but Alma is keeping everyone happy and carbed up with homemade … More A Liv(ely) update – 17 Days into the ARC!
Day 10: Being rocked to sleep or tossed around so you wake up – there is a fine line between the two More than half way there! The crew onboard Arcona 400, S/Y Liv is powering through and are now more than half way through their journey, a milestone that has been celebrated with cake! Is … More A Liv(ely) update – 13 Days into the ARC
The crew on board S/Y Liv has now spent a little over a week at sea on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) and it’s been a rough journey with challenging conditions. Here is an update from the crew (for daily updates head over to LivSailing on Facebook)! Day 5: Not the best of days… During … More A Liv(ely) update – 9 days into the ARC!
The crew on board Arcona 400, S/Y Liv has had a flying start to their ARC, they are currently leading their class and are 10th overall in the cruising division! The Liv crew for the ARC feature the Edholm family of five, Sanna, Jonas, Axel (14), Alma (almost 11), and Atle (almost 9), plus family … More A Liv(ely) update – 4 days into the ARC!
The blocks and low friction rings are for improving the leverage (3:1) on the emergency steering. The emergency steering consists of a steel tiller connected directly on the rudder post. The 3:1 leverage is made of 4 mm dyneema loops with low friction rings or blocks and two 7 mm polyester lines
Vi kommer inte vara helt klara. Men vi har satt datum och klockslag då vi ska lämna hemmahamnen och bege oss iväg på vår resa. Klockan 18 kastar vi loss, ni är välkomna från kl 17 för mingel på bryggan. När:17 juni kl 17:00 – 18:00 Var:Gästhamnen i Gustavsberg, nära Kattholmen och Arcona,Båtvägen, 134 40 … More Avvinkning 17 juni kl 17:00-18:00
The following projects are planned for 2021. During the fall 2020 and winter 2020-2021 no actual projects was started or completed since everything was on hold until March 2021. Planned for 2021 (not completed) New antifouling Service blocks inside boom Third reef Stern worklight Complete watermaker installation Keelpro on dinghy Handheld searchlight (ARC approved) Second … More Ongoing projects 2020 / 2021
The antifouling nightmare … More The quick hull finish job fix that turned into a significant epoxy job
Alternator upgraded to a Balmar 120A alternator with serpentine belt conversion and a MC-614 regulator. Tachometer display replaced and tachometer calibrated for the new alternator. In a previous post, I wrote about the risks of damaging the alternator when switching to lithium batteries and different ways of how to protect the alternator. Protecting your alternator … More Alternator upgrade