Today we needed to get up the mast to add a rope for future climbing the mast.
As of now, we have to take down our Genoa to use the rope for climbing, and we wanted to have an extra rope for lifting the dingy as well.
When we started this website the domain salingmatahari.com was not available.
As someone else had the domain we bought the next best thing, sailingmatahari.no.
The same day we put our domain sticker on the boom the .com domain became available, so we bought it at once.
Our "sailing dog" Vegas has been with us for 13 months and is now ready to start his training to be a guide dog. It's so hard to give away the dog that has been a part of our family since he was 8 weeks old, but this is his destiny. He will help a blind person master the day and we are sure he will do a wonderful job. Quite a few tears were shed today. Good luck Vegas!
The day is finally here Matahari is ready for getting back in the water and off the hard top, and we are biting our nails watching it all.
We have been doing a lot of work but now things are starting to come together, Matahari is getting a new look and fresh new details.
Spring is time for for working on the boat and we have a lot of work before the old lady is ready for adventure. We have made a long list of things to do before sailing to Spain.
Matahari is lifted out of the water and placed carefully on dry land for the season.
Preparing the boat for winter is something we have never done before, so a little help from good friends and a lot of YouTube helped.
Since we got the boat so late in the season it's time to sail a last sail before the old lady is lifted out of the water and prepared for the Norwegian winter.
It's Sunday and we are sailing the last leg of the journey from Risør to Tønsberg, we finally got wind so we could sail all the way from Risør. Yeah!!!!!
It's Saturday morning and we slept a bit longer this morning, not ready to sail before 9 AM and
as we were leaving the harbor guard collecting payment came to se us.