Author Archives: Mihaela Vlainic

Winter Maintenance on our 1928 schooner

Windborne Charters

It’s Windbornes winter birthday again…this year she gets new suspenders. The masts are whole trees being Norwegian spruce selected from the forest 100 years ago, so its not surprising they need a little love. Canadian Oregon was used for the booms. All the old girls rigging is being replaced this year. Happy birthday Windborne. Just […]

Our friend Josh, made this beautiful video.

This movie must be our favourite to date. It brings up incredible memories. Thanks Josh for sharing your amazing work. “In May 2016, New Zealand began to get cold and show signs of the unsavvy. A decision was therefore made to sail the large 1928 wooden ship, ‘Windborne’, north til the butter melts, where we […]