Leah-Sofie was built in Denmark in Mahogany with Spruce mast (all vanished), and has sailed the waters around Denmark, Sweden, Faeroe Islands and Germany. In 1988 she was shipped out to Sydney and later sailed down to Tasmania where she has been since.
In 2013 she had new stainless steel rig and furler for the genoa, and in 2014 she had a new Volvo Penta 28 HP, 3 cylinder motor with 3 blade propeller put in. There is a Navik selfsteering wind vane.
There is VHF radio, new depth sounder, el-pump and Epirb, and it also comes with a 6 person Viking liferaft.
Leah-Sofie has won many races in Denmark and Sydney, but she has not raced seriously in Tasmania.
She has been in current owner’s hands since 1987.