Latest Photo S/V Freya
Photos: pre-departure

The following photos are arranged chronologically, newest at the top...


After the paint jobs... Here's Freya after painting the deck, the bottom, and a new green bootstripe at the waterline.
Windvane Steers!
Look, ma!  No hands!
Helenna (wind-powered autopilot) steers without our help.
Dall's Porpoise Returning from Sidney, we were followed by about a dozen porpoises.  They seemed to enjoy playing around our boat - very fast!
Farewell Cake Cake (Robin's special) at Barb's Leaving-Work Party Measuring Windscoop Barb and her Mom measuring for a windscoop to install over the forward hatch
Damaged Panelling Original panelling, water-damaged due to leaking hatch. New Panel New panelling, ready to install Applying Panel Glue Barb's Mom and Bjarne fight over the panel adhesive...
Sea Otter Sea Otter on our dock Porthole and Hatch Barb has removed our leaky hatch, and we have fibreglassed around the hole where the new porthole will be installed. New Porthole New porthole.  This one opens, for extra ventilation
Youngest Crew Member To Date (5 months old) Our Storm Jib - 60 sq. ft of Outrageous Orange New Holding Tank Our new sewage holding tank, not yet installed.  The old one was only 5 gallons; this one is about 16 gallons, which will last longer before needing emptying.
Shiny, New, Green Dodger!  This will keep us semi-dry and semi-warm and semi-shaded. Mesh covers for our storage bins - slows down those who would steal cookies from the galley supplies...


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1000 DeCosta Pl.
Victoria, BC
Canada  V9A 6Y3
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This page last updated 14 Apr 2005