Columba Livia

Brief History

Columbia Livia at Grönhägen, Öland, Sweden; July, 2008

Launch June 2nd, 1996
Sail number FIN 9006
Registration number T 51740
Vessel's name s/y Tarina (1996 - 2007)
Columba Livia (2008 -)
Yacht Club Kivenlahden venekerho KLV, Espoo, Finland (- 2008)
Jyväskylän Veneseura JVS, Jyväskylä, Finland (2008 - 2009)
Ristiinan Pursiseura RiPS, Ristiina, Finland (2010 -)
Examples of destinations
visited on this millenium
2000 - 2002
  • Mediterranean Sea; various locations
2003
  • Baltic Sea; Riga, Latvia
2004
  • Baltic Sea; Gdansk, Poland
2005
  • Baltic Sea; Högä Kusten, Sweden
2006
  • Atlantic Ocean; Madeira, Portugal; Canary Islands, Spain
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Caribean Sea; St.Lucia, as a part of the ARC 2006 fleet
2007
  • Caribean Sea; various locations
  • Atlantic Ocean; Bermuda, USA; Azores, Portugal; Fallmouth, United Kingdom
2008
  • Baltic Sea; Gotland and Öland, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Åland, Finland; Tallin, Estonia
  • Lake Päijänne, Finland
2009
  • Lake Päijänne, Finland
  • Baltic Sea; Christiansö, Denmark
  • Baltic Sea; Gotland and Öland, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Tallin, Estonia
  • Saimaa Channel, Russia/Finland
  • Lake Saimaa, Finland
2010
  • Lake Saimaa, Finland
  • Baltic Sea; Gotland, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Tallin, Estonia
  • Saimaa Channel, Russia/Finland
2011
  • Lake Saimaa, Finland
  • Baltic Sea; Poland
  • Baltic Sea; Gotland, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Stockholm arghipelago, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Tallin, Estonia
  • Saimaa Channel, Russia/Finland
2012
  • Lake Saimaa, Finland - entire lake system covered
2013
  • Baltic Sea; Bornholm, Denmark
  • Baltic Sea; Öland, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Gotland, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Stockholm arghipelago, Sweden
  • Baltic Sea; Åland, Finland
  • Saimaa Channel, Russia/Finland
  • Lake Saimaa, Finland
2014 - 2017
  • Boat sailed on Lake Saimaa only
Noteworthy updates and maintenances Hull and deck
  • 2004 hull painted
  • 2005 deck painted
  • 2008 front and rear deck lockers serviced and painted
  • 2010 joint of hull and keel sand-blasted and painted
  • 2010 new antifouling
  • 2011 deck painted
  • 2012 lockers at bow and aft sand blasted
  • 2014 entire board around side windows replaced with stainless steel on both sides
Electrical system and electronics
  • 2000 radar installed
  • 2004 220v electrical system installed
  • 2008 multipurpose screen with map/GPS and sonar installed, new sonar transducer
  • 2008 new VHF radio w/DSC installed
  • 2009 new solar panel and controller
  • 2010 class B AIS transmitter/receiver installed
  • 2010 main batteries replaced
  • 2011 new television with DVD-player
  • 2012 new portable VHF radio w/DSC and GPS
  • 2013 new battery charger
Sails and rigging
  • 2008 genoa sheets replaced
  • 2008 new main sail
  • 2009 new larger furling genoa
  • 2011 MastaClimba mast clibing system
  • 2012 new larger mizzen sail
  • 2013 new Parasailor spinnaker
  • 2013 Packaway system combining boom covers and lazyjacks for main and mizzen
Engine
  • 2006 new axle
  • 2006 pipes of the cooling element replaced
  • 2006 start motor replaced
  • 2006 water pump replaced
  • 2007 timing belt replaced
  • 2007 start-up battery replaced
  • 2007 muffler with its water lock re-welded
  • 2007 gear shift cable replaced
  • 2008 engine coolant changed
  • 2009 new impeller
  • 2011 SpeedSeal impeller cover/protector
  • 2011 Sliding sleeve of transmission replaced
  • 2011 Rear engine mounts replaced, engine realigned
  • 2011 Fuel injectors and pipes overhauled
Other
  • 2006 electric windlass installed
  • 2006 toilet system replaced
  • 2008 cooking oven replaced
  • 2008 new main anchor
  • 2010 marine head refurbished
  • 2011 new Windpilot Pacific self steering system
Tests and evaluations Vene magazine 06/1991 (in Finnish)

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