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2 days ago
This week I check finally get the fiberglass dodger installed aboard Athena. I also weld the fuel manifolds and get the stove area primed. A good week! *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
9 days ago
In this video, I build a prototype for the new fridge, do a bunch more fairing and assemble the first two windows for the fiberglass dodger. Link to insulation information: https://www.buildingscience.com/documents/information-sheets/info-502-temperature-dependent-r-value?fbclid=IwAR1ZXJJAkOzJkuZrP8Xlk2h4EMCOzSv-v77yHU2GsCnjSdWzc7BvTKIbVuQ *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
16 days ago
This week I glassed the deck-hull joint on my 38 ft sailboat. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
23 days ago
This week I build the kitchen island that's going to house our fridge and take care of all the sanding on the hull. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
30 days ago
Join me aboard Athena as I install a new 215L plastic diesel tank from Vetus. Also, I finish the cabin sole and give a quick update on the upcoming deck-hull joint project. Link to the blog mentioned in the video: http://www.farreachvoyages.com/projects/buildingthebulwarks.html Link to inverter/charger mentioned in the video: https://www.victronenergy.com/inverters-chargers/multiplus-12v-24v-48v-800va-3kva Tank installed in the video: https://vetusonline.dk/danish/catalog/product/view/id/249/s/215-liter-all-purpose-tank-excl-installation-kit/category/393/ *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
Join me aboard my sailboat Athena as I manage to f-up building a DIY generator. Also, Athena now has an exotic pole in the galley. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
Go to http://www.audible.com/saillife or text saillife to 500 500 to get one free audiobook, 2 free Audible originals and a 30-day free trial. West System manual (see page 137): https://www.westsystem.com/wp-content/uploads/Fiberglass-Manual-2015.pdf Some of my favorite audiobooks: Alone Together, Christian Williams Two Years Before The Mast, Richard Henry Dana Sailing Alone Around The Word, Joshua Slocum Cruising in Seraffyn, Lin and Larry Pardey Coyote Lost At Sea, Julia Plant Imperfect Passage, Michael Cosgrove Blue Water, Green Skipper, Stuart Woods The Boy Behind The Gate, Larry Jacobson 11/22/63, Stephen King The Andromeda Strain, Micheal Crichton Ice Station Zebra, Jonathan Oliver HMS Ulysses, Jonathan Oliver The Martian, Andy Weir Endurance, Alfred Lansing Old Man’s War, John Scalzi Sherlock Holmes, The Definitive Collection, Stephen Fry *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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 get started on a 9 kW DIY diesel generator and take a short break from that to make a template for the vanity in the head. Ava's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvDbiWmgE2MDoZdZLGDHcGg *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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'm back in Denmark. In this video, work continues on the sink cover and I build a toilet paper holder doohickey. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
Live update: This video was recorded over the last couple of weeks. I’m with Ava in LA right now. The travel ban was announced a few hours after I arrived here. I have no idea when I’ll be back in Denmark. All is up in the air right now. In this video I make a shaker style drawer front using a rail and style router bit set and put together a simple DIY fuel polisher. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
In this video I get started building Athena’s new head (bathroom). *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
In this video, I get the bottom half of insulated and ready for paint. Insulation video: https://youtu.be/Ru6xqtb0BcI *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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 build a DIY boiler for hydronic heating aboard my sailboat Athena. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
I get started building Athena's new galley. Also a short update on the AC generator project. AC alternator: http://meccalte.com/downloads/ES20F.pdf *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
I hinted at a surprise last week ... ... ... SURPRISE :D *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
DIY gimbaled stove is done and the new sink is ready to be installed in the head. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
Athena got her new 80L (13 gal) holding tank. Link for plumbing examples: https://www.tek-tanks.com/sanitation-systems/holding-tank-plumbing-and-layouts/ *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
Athena’s new head finally got here! A Marine Elegance from Raritan. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
A quick look at the progress made in 2019 aboard my 38 ft sailboat Athena. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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
5 months ago
A short introduction to what I’ll be working on in 2020 and cleaning up the laminated doorframe from last weekend’s video. *** Links *** Sail Life Shop: (Items are shipped from both the US and EU) 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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