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Jubilee S40

Skärgårdskryssare also known as Square metre boats, are these slim and flat-hulled boats to enjoy sensational sailing. Sadly, the time aboard ends in the evening, as a classy skerry cruiser offers hardly any comfort. That’s why there is a compromise, the so-called cruising sqm boat. A remarkable variant is the Jubilee S40. How the Jubilee S40 sqm boat comes about …

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The story of Fisksätra Varv

Finally located in a former match factory in Västervik at the swedish eastcoast from 1968 to 1979 and Gränna near Lake Vättern, Fisksätra built motor boats and vessels for customs, the navy and nautical survey. Then, from the sixties onwards, sailboats, cosy double-enders and popular cabin cruisers. Finally, the S30 and Swede 55 cruising squaremetre boats were built in the …

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Håkan Södergren’s most beautiful boat

Can you design, build and sail a 49 foot boat with stoop height below deck? Yes you can, if you are a Swede and mostly interested in sailing. What a pleasure edging windward this 55 sqm boat sitting on the ergonomically shaped coaming with small deflections on the tiller. The sensation of dinghy feeling aboard a 15 m racer. Håkan …

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75 square metre boat Gustaf

This almost 59 ft, 18 metre long daysailer is so antiquated that at first glance it appears to be a coloured black-and-white foto of times gone by. However, the boat is real and not restored, a new construction of 2017. The sail geometry is also wonderfully outdated. Three quarters of Gustaf’s sail area is in the mainsail, the rest in …

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Uffa Fox

In spring of 1930, the 22-square-metre skerrycruiser or classy Skärgårdskryssare Vigilant is nearly ready on a ramp on the Medina River of the Isle Of Wight in the south of England. Apart from the lead keel, the rudder and the rigging, the boat is finished. It was designed by the famous sailor and yard owner Uffa Fox (pictured right). It …