Ester’s deck is made of 16mm mahogany. We’ve measured what was left of the original deck and looked at marks on the remaining components that give us an indication of the original thickness and copied that. This is quite thin for 50’ deck and does not offer a great deal of rigidity. For this reason, […]
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.