The team have worked for most of the winter on the finish above the waterline and painting the hull under the waterline. Akzo Nobel advise sanding bare wood to 120 grit finish before priming for varnish. The topsides, above the water and below the deck, have been carefully sanded with Mirka vacuum assisted longboards and […]
Ester is a 15 metre fin keel racing yacht from the very beginning of the 20th century. In the late 1930s, she disappeared and was lost. In 2016 she was rediscovered 164 feet below the surface of the sea in the north of Sweden.
With the support of her owners, Bo Eriksson and Per Hellgren have begun a project that will see the rebirth of a very unusual yacht. The team expect to be preparing for sea trials in late 2018 and hope to see Ester’s official relaunch in Monaco in 2019.