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Intro to our new YouTube series

By |2022-05-25T17:57:24+00:00May 10th, 2022|

Watch the intro to our new YouTube series Our new format will show you more about the current refit in Holbæk, the amazing people involved and everything about our community life. We hope you subscribe to our YouTube channel and watch Hawila's story unfold even more! Music by Nat [...]

Our 12m long forward beamshelves

By |2021-12-16T07:11:28+00:00December 8th, 2021|

Forward beamshelves on Hawila Two pieces of solid oak, each of them measuring no less than 12m long. After the 6 hours of steaming necessary to make the timber pliable, the heat and moisture softened the wood fibres enough so that the beamshelves could be bent and stretched to hold [...]

We are looking for shipwrights!

By |2021-12-16T06:59:02+00:00December 5th, 2021|

We are looking for shipwrights! Hawila is an 86-year-old, wooden built galeas of 35 m length, in renovation in Holbaek, Denmark, since September 2020. From December to March the ship will be on the local slipway where we will change bottom frames from forward to mid-ship. Afterward we will continue [...]

Framing the forward half of Hawila

By |2021-12-13T18:43:39+00:00November 30th, 2021|

Framing the forward half of Hawila In the beginning of November, Ben and Bleuenn, our shipwright friends with their amazing ship Swallow, came into Holbaek Harbour from Brittany. Beating to wind, they manoeuvred the ship under sail and moored alongside Hawila. They used only their huge sculling oars at the [...]

LIDAR scan of Hawila’s hull

By |2021-12-23T11:49:54+00:00September 13th, 2021|

LIDAR scan of Hawila's hull Vivien – our volunteer naval architect – is working relentlessly on the actual and future drawings of Hawila. He bases most of his work on LIDAR 3D scans kindly made by our friend "StigAnton AN" from Kitsensors.dk at the early stage of the refit and showing [...]

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