The first year

Thank you alla fina…

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for visiting and saying Goodbye during our stay in Nynäshamn Now we’re going south and the first stop will be Kalmar were we’re going to visit friends and do a few necessary repairs before continuing. Many hugs from us <3 See you soon…

The first year

Safety

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A lot of people are wondering what we have done about the safety on the boat. Travelling by boat may sound dangerous for those who have never sailed. So we think it is important to understand what we have done about safety on Hoppetossa.   The boat Hoppetossa is a safe ship. She has a, […]

The first year

Getting closer

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March 2017 Well, the date for the launching is set. The 8th of May Hoppetossa will be launched into her natural environment. So now the end rush is coming. But before that we visited the boat fair in Stockholm. It was a sweet little fair (what a difference with Dusseldorf) and we visited some companies. One […]

The first year

Snow and cold weather

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Winter 2016/2017 As soon the temperatures dropped I started on the inside job. Taking care of the engine room. When I started to take out wiring I wanted to replace I noticed that the diode bridge that was installed was completely ruined and strangely wired. The generator on the engine (with a charging computer) charged […]

The first year

Work and Sweat

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Summer 2016 The summer in 2016 was mostly spent on the maintenance on deck. The fittings of the poles were reinforced because there were a lot of stresscracks. By opening the ceiling inside I could see why. They fitted the poles with small bolts without a counterplate and they didn’t use the whole sandwich construction but […]

The first year

From Stockholm to Norrköping

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  May 2016, We have decided to go to Norrköping with the boat for big maintenance. It is ½ hour from our cottage and all the important shops are close by. We first had the idea to go to Norsholm with the boat. It would have been more close to our cottage but much further […]