1964 Storebro Royal 28

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1964 Storebro Royal 28

Postby plasticbadger » Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:25 pm

Hi All, I'd thought I'd introduce myself as a new member on the forum and also introduce my restoration project.

'Shegliou' is a 1964 Storebro Royal 28, built in Sweden in mahogany over oak shes a 4 berth twin shaft cruiser. I bought her July last year, she'd been out the water for 25+ years and although the previous owner had completed a huge amount of work he had let the boat suffer over the past few years. I've started out by stripping out all the rot in the coach roof a and replacing it with new mahogany. I'm now working on the GRP roof and working up through the coats of varnish:

Shegliou in 1969:

Image2017_07_07_08_02_430003 by Richard Watson, on Flickr

Shegliou in 1989:

Image2017_07_07_07_53_520001 by Richard Watson, on Flickr

When purchased in 2017:

ImageIMG_5568 by Richard Watson, on Flickr

Rot removal:

ImageProgress 016 by Richard Watson, on Flickr
ImageIMG_6028 by Richard Watson, on Flickr
ImageIMG_6134 by Richard Watson, on Flickr
ImageIMG_7366 by Richard Watson, on Flickr


Current photo:

ImageIMG_E7981 by Richard Watson, on Flickr

I'm in the process of moving house, but hopefully once I'm settled in work will re-commence in anger. I hope to have her on the water next summer, which means paint and varnish, laying teak decks, restoring the topsides and underwater area, interior, re-wire and build and fit of the Isuzu diesel engines... quite a bit to do!
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Re: 1964 Storebro Royal 28

Postby kwoffa » Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:00 pm

Love the shape ! your doing very welll :nice: :nice:
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Re: 1964 Storebro Royal 28

Postby water_buoy » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:32 pm

The work you have done looks fantastic, you are very brave taking on such a big project! It will be lovely to see her finished and on the water :wot:
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