Engines in the first generation of Trintella yachts have often been hard at work for many years, which gives rise to the question if the diesel engine should be replaced or overhauled. After a short introduction discussing the causes of procedures, this TIB delves into the considerations. Attached are stories of four Trintella la and lll owners who share their experience in this process.  An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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Polyester rudder blades can become susceptible to water damage over time, due to their construction and dynamic load. Frost periods while stored outside in winter can often be the cause of delamination or rips in the blades. This TIB describes the best practice for repairing rudder blades of a llla. An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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This TIB describes the important issues of maintaining a teak deck, and how partial or complete renovations can be completed. The TIB is based on specialised literature as well as personal and well documented experiences from fellow sailors.  An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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Manoeuvring longkeelers such as the older generation of Trintellas, requires a lot of agility from the sailor. This is not a skill we have all been blessed with. A bow thruster can offer a solution and is a welcome tool for many owners to be able to safely and easily manoeuvre. This TIB describes abest practice of an installation in Trintella llla. An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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A properly applied paint and clear varnish system is important to the preservation of our ships. Especially the Trintel and Trintella Classics, with their many wooden parts, are very fragile boats when it comes to maintenance. This TIB discusses the different systems and products and gives best practices of owners.  An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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Many Trintalla yachts often take part in regattas with their associations and then have to deal with the so-called ZW-scoring. This item deals with the background of the ZW handicap system. The Trintella Friends’ Association standpoint regarding the ZW is outlined and the most well-known ZW scores of a large number of Trintallas are given. The data are based on regatta experience in Dutch waters. An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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This information describes the best practice approach of how to change the guardrail including stanchions and stanchion sockets on a Trintella 38.

An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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After losing the mast by beiing hit by the Pegasusbridge in Normandie the Tr.42. Double Dutch needed a new mast. You read here  project description how the new mast has been realised.   An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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Be inspired for bigger or smaller refits on your Trintella? This TI Bulletin outlines some book tips. 

 An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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This information presents an overview of the sheer amount of documentation necessary to sail, build, or own a yacht nationally and/or internationally. 
 An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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This bulletin gives you a best practice example of the replacement of the standard sheet winches by electric ones on a Trintella 38.  An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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An overview of yacht service companies and timber yards in the Netherlands that are specialized in repair and restoration projects for Polyclassics with a lot of woodwork and/or solid wooden boats.  An English translation is in progress. Please use Google translate for this Dutch version.

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