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The watch systems on the Sea Stallion

When we are on an expedition with the Sea Stallion, it is necessary to have some watch systems so that the crew…

A watch at the mast July 20th-21st

We start by rowing for 4 hours from Kirkwall. We start about 3 p.m. with every other oar manned and everyone is…

reefing

In connection with hard winds the sail is reduced in size to ensure that the ship does not heel over. It is…

The watch systems on the Sea Stallion

When we are on an expedition with the Sea Stallion, it is necessary to have some watch systems so that the crew…

July 11th, 2007

The Fore room:

(Other manoeuvres) In the course of the day we made a number of wooden clubs and other…

July 9th, 2007

Fore room:

(Lowering and raising the mast) The stagbroder is set first and then the forestay, for this it is…

July 7th, 2007

Tack-room:

(Watches and rest) We have agreed on a system of rotation:

1st man: The clew tackle.

2nd man: Sets…

July 5th, 2007

Tack room:

(Moving the tack) Hitherto we have had a clew tackle fastened to the sail on either side of the…

July 4th, 2007

Fore room:

(Communications) It is important with clear communication about the distance / time to be rowed. This…

July 3rd, 2007

Fore room:

(Communications) It is a problem to understand Kjetil’s Norwegian language over the VHF.

 

Midship…