Skerry Cruisers of North America - The North American source of square meter yacht information
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  • For Sale the Emperor's New Boat!

    For Sale the Emperor's New Boat!

    Lancea matches in specification to the 22 square meter boat designed by Knud Reimers for the Emperor of Annam in 1928.

  • US-42 Evintea is For Sale!

    US-42 Evintea is For Sale!

    Harry Levack, a long time square meter sailor in Port Huron is selling his boat Evintea.

  • A Bit of Boat History

    A Bit of Boat History

    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.

  • Launch of Hansia

    Launch of Hansia

    After four years and one month, US-44, formerly S-185, Hansia, fka Nagala was lowered into Puget Sound.

  • Generations of Boat Builders

    Generations of Boat Builders

    What follows is Ryan’s narration of his family’s boat building history. Enjoy!

  • VIXEN - Brooklin Boat Yard

    VIXEN - Brooklin Boat Yard

    VIXEN is a 15 square meter “skerry” boat designed by Knud Reimers

Searching for a seefahrtcruizer of 1937

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Hi there. I wonder if anyone visiting your site might be able to help me… I have been chasing a ‘windfall’ yacht for two years now, and have come to what might be a dead end – but perhaps some ‘windfall’ fan out there might just know something that I dont.Here goes…27 ton ketch/cutter rigged yacht/seefartcruizer original name ‘Seewolf’, built ...

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You can post via email!

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Things have been slow on Square Skerry Yachts as of late.  I had a computer system failure and George is just getting back into the swing of things.  I thought I would remind the boat owners and also tell anyone else that would be interested that there is a simple way to post messages to this site.  If you send ... Read More »

Sorry Jim!

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I apologize Jim for not posting about your restoration sooner. At the end of August Jim Faugust gave me the grand tour of the refit he is doing of Britta. I have included some of the pictures I took during my visit, but my memory is not what it used to be. Jim maybe you could comment on this post ... Read More »

Cheers! no wait “Kippis”

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This site was contacted by a son and father looking to get some information about a boat that they will be restoring.  The name of the boat is “Kippis” which is Finnish for Cheers. The boat was found last year after being in storage for 20 plus years and it is in need of considerable restoration.  They are looking to ... Read More »

Website Forum!

RedandBlueSailboat

We have added a few things to the site.  You can now use your facebook credentials to login to the site.  The site also allows what you see on pages and posts to be shared via a number of social networks.  What we noticed that there was not a convenient way for people to post questions or photos.  To correct ... Read More »

Venice of the North

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Here is a video that may be interest to our friends in Sweden.  It is an American ‘News Reel’ type film of Stockholm in 1936.  I feel justified in posting this video on a site related to square meter sailing because at minute 5:01 in the film there appears to be a square meter boat.  Check it out and tell ... Read More »

For Sale the Emperor’s New Boat!

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The 22 square meter boat Lancea is for sale.  Lancea matches in specification to the 22 square meter boat designed by Knud Reimers for the Emperor of Annam in 1928. Length 36′ Length, water-line 22′ 7″ Beam 6′ Draft 4′ 3 1/4″ Sail Area 236 sq. ft. Lancea is in fine shape and has been in storage for the last ... Read More »

US-42 Evintea is For Sale!

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Harry Levack, a long time square meter sailor in Port Huron is selling his boat Evintea.  Evintea is a Reimers Solent design built in 1939 at Motala Boat Works.  Evintea has been well cared for by a succession of loving owners and Harry has lovingly maintained and enjoyed Evintea for 27 years.  She has been on the hard for four ... Read More »

Chase Family Film

Chase Family Film

Chase Family video of trip to Sweden and Germany, 1930 I became a 30 Square Meter enthusiast in 1962 when my father purchased Northern Light, U.S. 27, S-13 (also known as Marianne, Bosun Bird, and lastly, Lil). I loved that boat with a passion. It drove me to contact every owner/sailor of 30s I could find to learn their stories ... Read More »