During a winter storm s/y Sylvia unfortunately got some damage under the waterline. Doing the repairs in freezing temperatures turned out to be a a bit of a task (who would’ve guessed…).

00:00 What happened
05:03 Sailing to Tromso for repairs
06:41 Lifting up the boat
07:15 Inspecting damage & cleaning bottom
10:16 Angle grinder & painting fun
13:35 Couple weeks later…
16:05 Digging out the dinghy & the boat
19:47 Sailing to Vannvåg for skiing
24:05 Sailing to Årviksand, icicle murderer
25:21 EPIC SUNSET

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