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4 days ago
Laying up more glass and making a template for the new bulkhead. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
11 days ago
A 4 day sailing trip in Limfjorden with Ava aboard good old Obelix. Fair warning there's very little DIY in this video. If you come here solely for DIY feel free to skip this video :) *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
18 days ago
Ava is here! We have had an awesome week working on Athena and showing Ava some more of Denmark. We managed to finish a few more sections of the structural members. Status on the structural repair: 37% done *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
25 days ago
*** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
In this video I finish Athena’s new rudder by applying coppercaot and get started making new rudder bushings. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
I finally get to add the foam core in the new DIY rudder for my sailboat. Electric motor fault finding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmjFzukDhqI There was one more video. It was actually better than this one but I can't find it. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
I was so excited to pour the foam into the rudder this weekend. It almost happened but only almost ... dang it! *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
1 month ago
I test a brand of expanding epoxy foam for my do it yourself (DIY) rudder project. Turns out to be very promising and something I might be able to use elsewhere during my sailboat restoration. Just About Sailing: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL6b0onHEONPTnUp1gBwBiQ *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
2 months ago
Prep work for the upcoming structural repair aboard my 38 ft sailboat. I also build a box for heating epoxy and de-mold vacuum infused rudder shell. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
2 months ago
NB! I had some problems uploading this video (see pinned comment). I get started tearing out the interior aboard Athena and order a new sail for Obelix. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
2 months ago
I'm back! In this video, there's a short update on the structural members. Then I get back to working on the new rudder and the dodger. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
2 months ago
Hangout at 11 pacific :) We might be a few minutes late :)
2 months ago
Join me in an attempt to turn the 40-year-old teak deck from my sailboat into solid gold. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
NB! The video only just got done processing 4K/HD might not be avalible yet. If it's not simply check back a little later :) *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
In this video, I get started building a new rudder for my 38ft sailboat. Vacuum infusion is used to create the outer skin of the rudder. Making a mold of the old rudder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IjN9Sgm2qs *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
Opening a 30-year-old rudder and applying primer to the fiberglass dodger. Come join me for some DIY fun restoring my 1987 38 ft sailboat. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
3 months ago
In this video, I finish the mold of Athena's rudder. r-g manual (mold making see page 86-103): https://www.r-g.de/w/images/6/69/R%26G_Handbuch.pdf *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
Oh, what glorious fun! This weekend I got started on the mold for a new rudder for a 38 ft sailboat. r-g manual (mold making see page 86-103): https://www.r-g.de/w/images/6/69/R%26G_Handbuch.pdf *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
*** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
4 months ago
*** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from the US!) https://saillifeshop.com/ Sail Life on Patreon: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnPatreon Sail Life on Instagram: http://instagram.com/madsdahlke Sail Life on Facebook: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnFacebook Sail Life on Twitter: http://bit.ly/SailLifeOnTwitter Donations for the sandpaper fund: https://www.paypal.me/saillife
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