Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Mathilda af Mollösund"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Name:Mathilda af Mollösund
Ex-names:Nostalgia of Sweden
Registered port:Mollösund
Type of rigging:SCHONER
Type of ship:Gaffelschoner
Year built:1985
Yard:Mönsterås, SWE
Length (hull):16.10 m
Breadth:5.20 m
Draught:2.17 m
Sail area:144 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:120 PS

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 03 Jul 2005

  • designed by Axel H. Gustafsson of Landskrona, Sweden, and built in Mönsterås in 1985, originally named "Nostalgia of Sweden".
  • built on order of an American to be used as charter boat in the West Indies, but she never left Sweden and was used at the Swedish west coast and on the Vättern lake.
  • purchased by Mollösund in the fall of 2001, renamed the "Mathilda of Mollösund", owned and operated by the "Mathilda of Mollösund Business Association", where individual person as well as companies and organizations can become members


Website (på svenska, 18 Jun 2005):
Mathilda af Mollösund: website of the ship with picture gallery, history and booking information

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
Page: 184 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data Quelle with contact