s/y Gun has been one of the most beautiful and truly fast Skerry Cruiser since it was built in 1918.
160 000 eur
Constructor: E. Salander
Built at: Hästholmsvarvet, Stockholm, Sweden
LOA: 16,60 m
LWL: 10,40 m
Widht: 2,58 m
Draught: 1,90 m
Displacement: 5350 kg
Keel weight (lead keel): 2450 kg
Material: Mahongy, oregon pine
Engine: 26 ps Isuzu, 1986
She is in a very good condition and is in accordance with 1916 SK 75 rule.
Newed deck of oregon pine strips from 1980’s
Mast foot renewed at end of 1980’s
Rebuilding of underwater wooden parts and changing of iron parts to stainless steel in mid 1990’s
New rig (carbon fibre) 2004
New main sail 2005 (other sails newer tailor made well fitting sails)
Gun has had one owner since 1988 and she has been very well kept. She is used for family cruising and racing. She has been very successful in races. Here some latest more remarkable races:
2011 Winner of Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Cup
2011 Viapori Tropfy, Finland, SK class 2nd place
2010 Winner SK lys Nicholas Feuillatte Baltic master cup Helsinki,
2008 Winner of SK 75 class in SK-100 years celebrations regatta in Nynäshamn, Sweden (faster than any SK 75 or 95 in second race!).
An article about Gun when she was built at Tekinsk Tidskrift (1919) can be found at Finnish Square meter web sites: http://www.puuvene.net/saaristoristeilijat/veneet/gun.html
Article is in Swedish.
A list of owners is available
Copies of drawings available
Owner and location
Tom Jacoby (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tel + 358 40 5102606 and Nina Jacoby tel. +358 41 4427786
Located close to Helsinki, Finland
Some very nice pictures (also other boats)
A film with Gun ( also other boats)