Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Gjöa"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Lurö
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Gaffelkutter
Year built:1975-1976
Yard:Nävekvarn, SWE
Overall length:23.00 m
Length (hull):16.70 m
Breadth:5.15 m
Draught:2.15 m
Sail area:215 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS
Engine:6 Zyl. Scania D640

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 19 Feb 2014

  • replica of the ship that Roald Amundsen sailed through the north-west passage as the first human being in 1903-06.
  • hull built 1975/76 in Nävekvarn, SWE, ready for sailing 1986.
  • registered in Sweden, use as a charter vessel for passengers.
  • 1999 sold and and moved to Lurö, SWE; used for private sailing trips and to host guests.