The team to continue to work on the deck, installing the engine beds and then the engine. One hears that the summer in Örnsköldsvik has been beautiful and warm. Bo even felt it necessary to express how bored he was of the sky being so blue everyday. Leif Wikberg has been a regular presence in the […]
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.
Since the most recent post, the team has been working on the sheer line, the deck and some of the preparations for later installations, such as the rigging. The engine has also arrived. The internal hard points, perhaps we could call them chain plates, for the shrouds have been welded up and bolted to the […]