Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Christine af Bro"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Christine af Bro
Registered port:Kristinehamn
Type of rigging:SLUP
Type of ship:Gaffelslup, Boeier (17.Jhdt.)
Year built:1997-2003
Yard:Bojortvärvet, Kristinehamn, SWE
Overall length:29.00 m
Length (hull):21.50 m
Breadth:5.80 m
Draught:1.80 m
Sail area:260 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:380 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 11 Dec 2022

  • reconstruction of a 17th century Swedish bojort, a boeier; that shiptype originally came from Holland and Flanders and was used to putting out buoys and locate banks and shoals, ships of this type have been important for the town Kristinehamn because they transported iron from Bergslagen via the lake Vänern to destinations abroad.
  • built in Kristinehamn, Sweden according to an old dutch tradition between 1997 and 2003, financed partly by the EU.
  • used for day and charter trips in the Kristinehamn archipelago.
  • inspection in Sjötorp, SWE in 2021, due to the need of repairs of the deck and maybe more of the hull construction she was not used during the entire 2022 season, future fate is unclear.


Website (på svenska/English/suomeksi/français/norsk/dansk/deutsch/..., 05 Apr 2011):
Christine af Bro: website with main information about the building project, photos, contact address

Literature for further reading:

We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.

Anders Djerf
"Kulturarv under Segel, Levande segelfartygstradition i Sverige"
Sveriges Segelfartygsförening 2007 ISBN: 91-973000-6-3
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