Article by Erdmann Braschos featuring the British Square Metre Boat Scene

Classic Boat Magazine # 61 featuring the Square Metre Boat Scene

Below mentioned articles in newspapers and magazines, brochures and books provide information about Swede 55 and its predecessors, legendary boats, squaremetre fleets and remarkable sailors.

Article on Swede 55 in Swedish magazine På Kryss & Till Rors 11/1976

Swede 55 covered in Swedish magazine På Kryss & Till Rors 11/1976

Swede 55
(1) Brochure Swede 55 Project (English)
(2) Brochure Swede 55 Fisksätra Varv AB (German)
(3) Specification Swede 55 No 327/79 by AB Fisksätra Varv (English)
(4) Article in På Kryss & Till Rors No. 11, 1976  (Swedish)
(5) Article in Nautical Quarterly issue 6, 1979 (English)
(6) Boattest in Seilas 4/1979 (Norwegian)
(7) Temptress Wins 2,126 Mile Race to Kauai/Hawaii Sail Magazine Oct 1982 (English)
(8) Vortex, Brooklin Boat Yard builds a wooden version o a fiberglass classic, Maine boats & harbours Autumn 1990 (English)
(9) Vortex, a Swede 55 reinterpreted in wood, Wooden Boat 100 May/June 1991 (English)

Norwegian Magazine Seilas featured Swede 55 in spring 1979

Swede 55 successor named 75, then 52
(10) Swede 75 Introduction of the project by the yard 1989 (Swedish)
(11) Swede 75, Segeln Magazin April 1991 (German)
(12) Swede 75: Schaerenkreuzer ganz modern, Yacht 14/91 – Juli 1991 (German)
(13) Großer schneller Elch aus Schweden: “Swede 75”, Segler-Zeitung Juni 1991 (German)
(14) Schneller Elch aus Schweden: Swede 75, Boots Boerse 1991 (German)
(15) Schlanke Schwedin, Meer & Yachten 3/1991 (German)
(16) The Swede 75, Australian Yachting 1992 (English)
(17) Swedesail – Swede 75, Yacht Premiere 5/1992 (English)
(18) Swede 75 – Schärenkreuzer mit Turbolader, Internationale Bodensee Nachrichten 23-24/1992 (German)
(19) Eleganz in neuem Gewand, Yacht 25-26/1993 (German)
Swede 55 successor introduced in Norway

Swede 55 sussessor introduced in norwegischen sailing magazine

(20) Swede 75 und 41 für puren Segelspaß, Segler-Zeitung April 1994 (German)
(21) Gebaut für puren Segelspaß, Yacht Revue Mai 1994 (German)
(22) Swede für schieren Segelspaß, Meer & Yachten 5/1994  (German)
(23) Swede 52 from Swedesail, Boat International Oktober 1996 (English)
(24) Swede 52, World of Sail 3/1996 (English)
(25) Comeback for skjærgårdskrysseren, Seilas 1/1997 (Norwegian)

Knud Reimers
(26) Variation der schönen Linie, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (German)
(27) Knud H. Reimers, Klassiker! 2/15 (German)

Knud Reimers portait in german newspaper 2010

Knud Reimers portrait in german newspaper 2010

Henri Copponex
(28) Der Ingenieur, Klassiker 3/16. Portrait of the naval architect of Squaremetre boats and the famous swiss onedesign class Lacustre with sqm boat origins (German)

Squaremetre boats in general
(29) Schären mit Geschichte, Yacht 14/92 (German)
(30) The Square-Metres, Wooden Boat 114, Sept/Okt. 93 (English)
(31) Die rasenden Zahnstocher, Nordis Magazin 4/95 (German)

Squaremetre fleets

Goodsource on square metre boats

Good source on squaremetre boats

(32) Great Britain: Square Routes, Classic Boat, July 1993 (English)
(33) Australia: An outstanding class, Australian Yachting May 1992 (English)
(34) Balaton/Hungarian scene: Die Schären vom Balaton, Yacht 21/02 (German)
(35) Lake of Constance: Schöner Segeln, Magazin Bodenseewoche Juni/09 (German)
(36) 30 sqm boat scene Lake of Constance: Schönheiten, die übers Wasser schweben, Handelsblatt/Sailaffairs März 07 (German)
(37) Fehmarn Island/Baltic sea: Schlank & Rank, Spitzentreffen Yacht 2009 (German)
(38) 100 Jahre Schärenkreuzer 1908 – 2008, Länge läuft and
(39) Segeln einer 15er und 150er Schäre, Yacht Classic 1/08 (German)
(40) Die reine Lehre, Ursprung und Entwicklung der Schärenkreuzer, Yacht Classic 1/08 (German)

Best book in english

Best book in english

Article on Agneta in Swedish magazine Segling

Article on Agneta in Swedish magazine Segling

Boat portraits
(41) 25 m Yawl Agneta: En anspråkslos dam, Segling 8/96 (Swedish)
(42) Agneta: Die Passion des Avocato, Yachting & Style 4/07 (German)
(43) Agneta: Eine Frage des Geschmacks. Article about the choice of sail colours, Klassiker 1/17 (German)
(44) 75 sqm Bacchant: Tropenholz- Torpedo 75er Schäre Bacchant, Yacht 12/99 (German)
(45) 30 sqm Tre Sang: Eine Frage der Schäre, Yacht 20/01 (German)
(46) 40 sqm  Argo & Hagen: Der ganz normale Wahnsinn, Yacht 11/08 (German)
(47) 40 sqm newbuild Aphrodite: Die falsche und die richtige Art des Wartens, FAS 16/10 (German)
(48) 75 sqm Balaton classic Nemere II: Schönheit für den Plattensee, Boote Exclusiv 3/03 (German)
(49) 30 sqm Rumbleseat winning Transpac Race 1996 Classic Boat issue 111, September 97 (English)
(50) 30 sqm Dreamtime ex. Pasch at Bavarian Lake Chiemsee, FAS 22/19 (German)

Squaremetre boat sailors
(51) Uffa Fox, Genie im Gleitzustand, FAS 50/08 (German)
(52) Horst Janson, Der Schwarm des Schwarms, Yacht 1/03 (German)
(53) Georg Milz, Schären im Kopf, Yacht 4/07 (German)
(54) Holzbootliebhaber oder das Schweigen der Planken FAS 45/09 (German)

Nicely made up book in german

Nicely made up book in german

Biography of Mr Siska, famous australian yachtman Rolly Tasker

Biography of Mr Siska, famous australian yachtman Rolly Tasker

Books
• Uffa Fox: Sailing, Seamanship & Yacht-Construction (1934), Second Book (1935), Sail & Power (1936), Racing, Cruising & Design (1937), Thoughts on Yachts & Yachting (1938), partly reprinted
• Per Thelander: Alla våra Skärgårdskryssare, Svenska Skärgårdskryssareförbundet (SSKF), Stockholm 1991, 160 pages swedish, perhaps available secondhand, ISBN 91-970902-1-2
• Per Thelander, Maria Thorsell: Jakt på‚ kryss. 25 år med Svenska Skärgårdskryssareförbundet, Stockholm 1997, 212 pages swedish, ISSN: 0282-4892
• Lars Nordlund: The world of Squaremetres. The Square Metre Rule – 100 years. Facts, history and reports from all over the globe. SSKF, Stockholm 2008, ISBN 978-91-633-3069-8
• Roland Perry: Sailing to the moon. The Biography of Rolly Tasker, Australia’s Greatest All-Round Yachtsman. Pennon Publishing, Melbourne 2008, 384 pages. ISBN 9781920997069
• Internationale Vereinigung der 30 qm Schärenkreuzer-Klasse e.V.: Schärenkreuzer im Herzen Europas. Geschichte und Geschichten der Schärenkreuzer in Bayern, am Bodensee und in der Schweiz. Konstanz 2010, 320 pages, 48 Euro. ISBN: 978-3-7977-0559-4

These sources were collected, partly researched and written by me since 1979. You are welcome to obtain files tagged # 1 – 54.