A quick visit on Wednesday afternoon was made, to catch up with the ‘team’ to see how work is progressing. First job was to chat with Jon & Sue of Estuary Vessel Management, who have been making alterations to the berths, moving the anchor windlass, and othe works. The aft cabin is finished and nowContinue reading “Comfortable berths and VHF.”
I think we should call this a shake-down year for Sindur. She was launched in January 2021, after almost a year on the hard, and covid restricting work progress. During her time out of the water, she had a big clean internally and externally, along with a few repairs to leaks in the roof andContinue reading “Sindur’s year and what’s to come!”
A quick shake down cruise over the bank holiday weekend. Glorious weather and then a head sea to test the sea-keeping of Sindur. The engines ran perfectly. The rest of the boat worked fine too. A quick video to remind you all of how beautiful the east coast rivers are.
Cost more than their house…
The east coast was due to have the best sunshine on Sunday, so an early start and we headed to the marina. Before working on Sindur, we walked to Pin Mill to stretch Diesel’s legs and grab some breakfast from The Butt & Oyster. It is still one of my favourite walks, after 20 years.Continue reading “Sunny Sunday”
Two good days aboard Sindur and my first over-night stay. Woolverstone is a great marina for boating and also for walking. There are lovely walks through the ancient oan woodland, a big favourite with Diesel the boat dog. I met Mark and Asha aboard Altor of Down, a lovely Moody 44 which they are sailingContinue reading “Bank Holiday aboard Sindur”
Sindur was launched in December and a very quick sea trial took place, to confirm that the engines were working correctly after the injector pumps and injectors were reconditioned. A full service of the engines also took place and the heat exchangers were removed and cleaned. The engines ran fine but are still smoking. IContinue reading “A quick trip”