Isbjorn, still badged as 'Patriot,' at launch up in Connecticut in March, 2015. Good shot of her hull and rudder profile.
Keel & Rudder.
A good shot of Isbjorn's underbody before launch in March in Connecticut.
On the way to the launching well.
That's Sean in the foreground and his beautiful family seeing us off in Annapolis in July 2015. Dan and Charly, our other crew, are in the background.
Sean in the galley.
Sean is the proprietor of Fat Puppy Coffee Roasters, who makes out 'Oh-Dark-Thirty' coffee! He sailed to Lunenburg with us in July 2015.
Nav Station, facing aft. Andy & Dan.
Charly & Andy.
We're re-packing the Helly Hansen 'Inflatable Racing' PFDs after Dan volunteered to 'test' one offshore.
Main saloon with pilot berths outboard.
Stard settee & pilot berths.
Andy in the galley.
Social & functional cockpit!
Saloon table, great for big charts!
That's Rachel & Matt studying the charts before departing Lunenburg in July 2015.
Foredeck work with Matt & Andy.
Andy took this awesome shot from the masthead offshore between Lunenburg & Annapolis on a calm day in July, 2015.
Foredeck. Matt lounging offshore.
The vee-berth bunks hinge up, with sail storage underneath.
Wide, clean side decks.
Isbjorn as 'Warbaby' in 1972.
Isbjorn was originally launched as 'Warbaby', hull no. 2 of the S&S Swan 48s. She's racing here in the 1972 Bermuda Race.
Portside pilot berth and settee, facing forward.
Starboard pilot berth with leeboard up.
Facing forward from the galley.
Vee-berth, sail storage under hinged berths.
Guest head forward.
Vee-berth bunks with lee boards.