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 ...
Lancea matches in specification to the 22 square meter boat designed by Knud Reimers for the Emperor of Annam in 1928.
Harry Levack, a long time square meter sailor in Port Huron is selling his boat Evintea.
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
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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 »
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 »
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 »
This movie shows sailboat racing and iceboat racing from 1941. It is a very interesting movie. It will be more interesting if someone can spot a square meter boat! (View Count 264) Read More »
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 »
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 293) Read More »
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 »