Sunday, 11 November 2018

Out of Water

The TRÄHOLM is craned out of water for the wintertime.

The underwater hull has not yet had an anti-fouling coating and has thus developed into a maritime habitat

Cleaning the underwater hull

Back in workshop and winter storage
 

Thursday, 8 November 2018

The Season is Coming to an End


The TRÄHOLM is still floating in the eastern part of the marina.
Next Sunday, she comes out of the water


In the eastern part of the marina the floating jetties are already cleared and raised

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Test Drives on the Elbe River

 95 % of the hull speed has been reached at 2500 W motor power. The hull speed of the Träholm is 6.6 kn and has been reached at 3500 W. The maximum available motor power of the Torqeedo Cruise 4.0 RS is 4000 W.







Saturday, 28 July 2018

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Mounting the Bulb Slabs, Part II


Two out of the six M16x1 S/S-bolts are to short for screwing on a nut.

Special nut, machined from 20 mm diameter brass-rod and a reamed M14-nut

The brass-rod has been soldered into the reamed M14-nut

The 3 mm thick washer should distribute the pressure to the lead

All nuts tightened to a torque of 25 Nm


Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Painting the Boat Stripe


The upper edge of the boat stripe is marked on the hull

The boat stripe is grinded

2nd layer of the boat stripe is painted

Finished boat stripe

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Finishing the Hull


1st layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating
2nd layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating

3rd layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating ...
 ... 5th layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating ...
... 7th and last layer Epifanes PU-DD Yacht Coating
The hull is covered by plastic foil in order to protect it during the following work on deck.