Steve from Blue Hill, Maine has taken a big challenge and is building Sjogin IIIa, a seaworthy daysailer. The first VENDIA planks are now on and Steve has been very pleased with VENDIA and the quality of it. Planks plane like real wood, bend fine and smell good too, Steve says.
Helsinki International Boat Show gathered great amount of people interested in boats and boating to Helsinki fair center on February, 2018. There were two wooden boats made of VENDIA marine plank on display - one pulling boat from Miilu-Boats and one traditional wooden boat from Saimaan Puuvene.
Michael, studying boatbuilding at Livia Vocational school has started a boatbuilding project in which he will use mahogany VENDIA as a material. In Decemeber a package of mahogany VENDIA marine plank left from our factory to Pargas, Finland. We really look forward to see what kind of boat will be created from the planks. You can follow Michael’s project from his blog: changetowood.blogspot.fi
Scarf jointing of VENDIA is a topic what have been asked often. The video of scarf jointing published in the spring was very liked and it was felt to be particularly useful. Here is the video again to those who have missed it then.