Archive for December, 2011

Old Swedish Pettersson Boats

December 13th, 2011 at 7:18 pm » Comments (1)

The last boat posts has lead to this post about the very Swedish boat type called Pettersson-boats after it’s creator, the legendary Swedish boat designer Carl Gustaf Pettersson (1876-1953). Carl Gustaf Pettersson designed those very special 7-10 meter long wooden boats with straight and high sterns in the mid 10′s. They soon became very popular [...]

Stockholm Water: Wooden Boat Stripes

December 12th, 2011 at 9:00 pm » Comments (0)

Another wooden boat at Långholmen in Stockholm. I found the shadow stripes irresistible, just had to take a photo. Yes, it’s a pattern here good folks… See where I’m heading? No? Well, then you just have to wait and see for my upcoming boat post. ©Lifecruiser Love Wooden Boats  

Stockholm Water: Mahogany Boat

December 11th, 2011 at 9:00 pm » Comments (0)

There is a lot of boat clubs around Stockholm and this one at Långholmen has a lot of old wooden boats gathered at the same place, making it a heaven for boat lovers. This is a real pearl among old wooden boats, in mahogany – isn’t it gorgeous? ©Lifecruiser Love Wooden Boats