Here you can read the boatswain's diary on the Sea Stallion's voyage against Dublin.

The boatswain's diaries

Boatswain's diary, July 23rd

The wicker-band (rope for the rudder) broke on the North Sea. It happened, in spite of us strengthening it with…

The ships' balance is fine

After moving ballast into the front of the ship, it is still a bit lee-lurch. During the test sailing off the coast…

July 12th-14th, 2007

Saturday, July 14th. breezy sailing from Lista to Egersund. Wind SE strong breeze (10-15 m/s), the swell 1,5…

July 27th, 2007

Before departure, the boatswain signing off went over the Sea Stallion with the boatswain signing on. The…

Alteration of trim in Båly

During the sail on tack from Båly to Lista in southern Norway it was obvious that the ship was waether helm. The…

Trim, ballast and equipment

The goal of the trim report is to find out how the dispertion of weight effects the fore and aft trim of the ship.…

Monday, July 9th, 2007.

Rising and laying down the mast.

We, the crew of the Sea Stallion, must be able to rise and lay down the mast as…

Rudder trouble

In Lagavulin we finally took time to check the rope for the rudder withy. We'd been talking about it for a couple…

The wicker-band for the rudder is fastend in the holes through the rudder frame. Photo: Werner Karrasch

Tuesday, July 3rd.

Today we made general inspection of the ship.

The wicker-band for the rudder were untied and then tightened in the…

The Reinforcements are working

All of the reinforcements that we preformed on the Sea Stallion during the winter has been tested over the last day…