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The ‘snipa-boat ‘ELIN’

19 foot snipa-boat

Dimensions: 5950 x 2100 x 900 mm.

Construction material: Frame and planking of oak

Motor: Yanmar 8 hp diesel.

Year of construction: 1970

Boat-builder: Karl-Erik Lindh, built at Höganäs.The snipa-boat was built as a pleasure craft by the boat- builder Karl-Erik Lindh at the end of the 1970’s. It now forms part of the fleet of traditional Scandinavian ‘allmogebåtar’ (small, open rowing or sailing boats, sometimes motorized) owned by Sirmiones skeppslag.  Elin was a gift to the society from Bengt Jadner in 2012.