Yesterday’s rain, fog, and low tide proved to be a good time to spruce up Flekkerøy, a double-ender with a history around here.


She’s a 1936 Norwegian pilot cutter that took the Viking (North Atlantic) Route to sail here from Norway several winters ago and has been cruising the Maine coast since.


Apparently, they’ll soon head to Nova Scotia. A book by Flekkerøy’s engaging two-person crew, Bjørnar Berg and Klara Emmerfors, may be in the offing. Here's an image of her taken last summer:


(Brooklin, Maine)