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The ‘snipa-boat’ ‘Sirmione’

17.5 foot sailing snipa-boat built at Öster Gär, Trelleborg

Dimensions: 5250 x 1950 x 500 mm. .

Year of construction: 1915.

Boat builder: Nils Jönsson.

Renovated in 2005-2006 by members of the skeppslag.

The sailing snipa-boat SIRMIONE was Sirmiones skeppslag’s first project. Approximately 1500 hours have been spent on the renovation. The snipa-boat sailed back for Trelleborg’s 750th anniversary celebrations in 2007.

This particular snipa-boat gave its name to the society Sirmiones skeppslag