The AUS-35, a sailing ship representing Australia in the 1995 Louis Vuitton Cup, suddenly sinks halfway through the race forcing all crew members on board to abandon the ship. They would go onto the finals with a backup ship, but lose to New Zealand. (View Count 1) Read More »
This site follows up on any and all leads concerning the whereabouts of square meter boats in North America. Following up on these leads still gives us the ability to speak with past owners of these magnificent boats and collect their experiences and photos.
After four years and one month, US-44, formerly S-185, Hansia, fka Nagala was lowered into Puget Sound.
What follows is Ryan’s narration of his family’s boat building history. Enjoy!
VIXEN is a 15 square meter “skerry” boat designed by Knud Reimers
Wallon Sailers racing 17 square meter boats
via Scandinavian Classic Yacht Trust. The last 75 sq m built, Bacchant, has returned to Sweden after more than 25 years in the United States. The Reimers-designed masterpiece is in extremely good condition thanks to the former owner Jerry Sullivan in Milwaukee.The Swedish classic yacht community is delighted, since many yachts have been sold abroad and very few have returned. ... Read More »
VIXEN is a 15 square meter “skerry” boat designed by Knud Reimers and built in 1937 by Oscar Schelin at Kungsors Boat Yard in Central Sweden. Just prior to World War II she was imported to the United Kingdom where she joined a small but active fleet of “meter boats”. Not much of VIXEN’s post World War II history is ... Read More »
A website lives and dies by the content it presents. This site is designed in a magazine format with the intention to allow others besides the administrator and editor to post content to the site. If you are a boat owner looking for a way to document the restoration of your boat or a boat owner wishing to share their ... Read More »
Over the weekend a few little issues were found and repaired. We feel confident now that we can ask visitors to register as users, subscribe to receive email post, and comment on any of the posts. We hope you enjoy the site! (View Count 8) Read More »
The 15 square meter class is very popular in Europe, but we do not know of any in the United States. If anyone knows of any please contact this site. (View Count 7) Read More »
Video of members of Wallon Sailers racing 17 square meter boats in Michigan. With any luck they will join us on this site. (View Count 24) Read More »
This update has been in the works for quite some time, but this is what has been going on. U10 – Kona II with the Chicago skyline, courtesy Robert Christie U5 Patriot Barbara reports that Patriot has been under restoration since the winter of 2010. Patriot attended the 2010 22s championship in Sweden where Patriot was very appreciated. During the ... Read More »
This site had the pleasure of conversing with Mr. Ryan Hunwicks of Port Credit, Ontario Canada about his family’s boat building history. In particular the construction of the 22 square metre boat Isabella which was launched on July 19, 2002. What follows is Ryan’s narration of his family’s boat building history. Enjoy! I can’t really begin to tell my story ... Read More »
A ghost arrived at this site yesterday: BACARDI, US 20. During the 1950s the last official roster of the American 30 Square Meter Association, then out of Detroit, was published by Albert B. Gregory (in a 196os letter Gregory states that when he moved to a new home, all the of the Association’s records and files, dating to the 1930s, ... Read More »