SAG HARBOR WAFFLE WEEKEND

Sag Harbor, located towards the end of long island, is an escape from the heat and noise of Manhattan.

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OSLO TO NEW YORK CITY //«THE FINAL STRETCH»

It would be another early morning aboard Fram Jr. Lot’s to be done on our final push to Manhattan. Sunburnt and tired from our previous days voyage…

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OSLO TO NEW YORK // «IN SHALLOW WATERS»

The North Eastern (wind) is dreaded for a reason, and we ended up being stuck in Montauk for two full days. Even the big fishing trawlers stayed at dock, so for Fram Jr it would be hazardous to venture out in the open Atlantic Ocean.

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Oslo to New York // «Saved by Aunt Margie»

Based on the forecast we decided to get Fram Jr. running early in the morning. We got up at 5 am and got back to the dock and our boat – finding her still dry and tight!

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Oslo to New York // Departure Day

Our wooden boat «Fram Jr.» ready for adventure after four days of sanding, soaking and painting. We now head 200nm south-west towards NYC.

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Oslo to New York // Preparation Days

The adventure actually started back in the spring of 2021 when we acquired this traditional Norwegian wooden open double ended boat – Kogge. After a summer getting acquainted with her, we decided to refit her with a brand new (old) FM engine. We then shipped her over t

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FIELD OFFICE 3.0

January 2022: It is hard to believe that we once again found ourselves in a “home office strongly recommended” condition. But that handed another opportunity for a Field Office.
Once again close to our HQ we established a creative workshop surrounded by Norwegian spruce trees and a fresh layer of snow. Upgrades from Field Office 2.0 worth to mention was a shiny new flip-over, log fire and a cast iron pan sizzling with bacon.

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14 December 1911

On Friday 14 December 1911, there was a simultaneous cry of ‘halt’ as the sledge meters registered their arrival at the South Pole. They had reached their goal after almost two months on skis. Symbolizing their united struggle, each of the men grasped the Norwegian flag with their frostbitten hands, and planted it firmly on the geographical South Pole.

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INTO THE NORTH SEA

Text by:Alex Beal + Emma Garschagen, from the harbor in Marstrand, Sweden   “It is the smallest of moments which make a difficult and sometimes tedious journey worthwhile” Journal Entry #1 August 21, 2021 // 11:37 // 51°41′ N 008° 31′ W // Wind SW 20-25 kts Leaving Ireland — The Irish county side has […]

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Crossing of Oslo in New Sneakers

The new sneakers had arrived, and although we had already tested the sneakers thoroughly during development – we were eager to put the last and final version to the test. The weather in Oslo was fair and we felt like doing a small urban field test across our beloved city Oslo.  Julie P, Erik, Tee and I agreed to meet on the tram first thing in the morning – following the line eastward to Brynseng station.

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ATLANTIC DRIFTING

Atlantic DriftingOn the Wind through Martha’s Vineyard _______________________ Few Summer Time activities invigorate the soul and body like sailing. It’s a sport which seems to have weathered the advent of motorized ski-dos and high tech distractions—at least for those who are inclined to seek it. A sport so simple and yet so magical it’s difficult […]

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