SVANHILD 1889 NORWAY

Pictured above and below, Norwegian galeas “SVANHILD” at the start of the Liverpool to Moloy tall ships race 2008

Liverpool-Maloy tall ships race 2008

ABOUT THE SHIP
Svanhild was built in 1889 as a Hardanger-jakt in Stangvik near Surnadal, Nordmøre. The ship was used to carry fish and salt between Kristiansund and Lofoten. As a jakt she had a single mast and a crew of 6, around 1925 she was converted to a ketch

Port of registration
Florø

SPECIFICATIONS
Rig: 
Length: 23m
Beam: 6.4m
Height: m
Depth: 2.5m
Sail Area: 400sqm

CONTACT THE SHIP

Richard Sibley

Photographer with a passion for photographing tall ships and traditional sailing boats

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