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.
VENDIA has been mentioned in Wooden Boat article about marine plywood written by John C. Harris. The latest issue of Wooden Boat Magazine is comparing the variriety of modern wooden boat building materials and VENDIA is one of them. You can read the whole article behind the link >>
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