Emergency Steering Arcona 400

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 

Liv(ely) Preparations – what we did with the boat!

In the article Liv(e) a little we got acquainted with the Edholm family who have just started the journey of a lifetime – which you can follow on Arcona’s Instagram and Facebook – they’ll update us regularly about their adventure onboard Arcona 400 Liv! But, before you dock out for this type of trip, there are some … More Liv(ely) Preparations – what we did with the boat!

Liv(e) a Little

Have you ever thought about just going out sailing and set aim for the horizon without looking back… well, at least not for a long time? There are many people who dream about adventure and blue water cruising, not nearly as many who actually do something about it – well the Edholm family do not … More Liv(e) a Little

Ongoing projects 2020 / 2021

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

Alternator upgrade

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