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Today it was time to launch the boat into the water again. It has been sitting on the trailer all winter with little preparation so I was abit worried about the motor being broken. We tested the motor abit on land like a week ago and all seemed fine, but still… To my surprise the […]

Today we pulled the boat out of the water on a trailer and to the shipyard. I borrowed my fathers car, a 4-wheel drive, so it was no problem at all to pull it up. It was a beautiful day, abit windy but after a while we managed to get the boat somewhat straight. We […]

The boatingtrip on midsummer’s eve started out really well, the boat was behaving beautifully for a very long time until it was jinxed and the problem with something blocking the fuelpipe occured again. So the target remains, we’ll have to try to clean the tank yet again. It was a good midsummer’s eve anyway, we […]

Previous attempt to blow the fuel line clear by lungpower seemed to have failed, but today we tried the same approach with a spraycan of compressed air and it actually seemed to clear the pipe because it was much easier to blow the fuel line afterward. We couldn’t testdrive it today though since the wind […]

Today, after days of troubleshooting and replacing filters and lines, we finally located the cause of the problem we have with the boatmotor dying at high speeds. The symptoms pointed to the fact that the engine didn’t get enough fuel and actually was able to suck all fuel lines to a vaccuum. The problem is […]

Today we installed a new fuel filter and replaced fuel lines in order to fix the problems that began after the last trip to Vaxholm. We still have to get a new fuel gauge device for the tank, but the other work went fine. We haven’t tested the engine at speed though, only idle, atleast […]

Me and a good friend of mine are now proud boatowners. We have browsed alittle bit on a few boats for a few days and I expressed my interest of chipping in with part ownership so we could afford a boat in better condition. So we looked at an Örnvik 570 (5.7 meter plastic boat with […]