Peer GyntRef. CP092
A precious cruiser-racer fast and elegant. She has been well built and is being restored to a very high originality degree.
EUR 150,000 ,-
When, in 1948, the Norwegian sailor commanded a new fast yawl to the Yard, Jan Herman was appointed to design her. He then created a narrow and elegant vessel, innovative for that moment, using laminated and solid wood with a precious result, even aesthetically. The Oregon Pine hull, light and strong, is very fast. With his Peer Gynt, Bergesen sailed around the Norwegian fjords more than twenty years, alternating cruisings with long skiing promenades. For this purpose, he always carried a pair of skis on bord. Her widow, later got married to the Norwegian Consul in France and they both sailed Peer Gynt to the Mediterranean, were the Old Port of Marseille became her new home base for the next 15 years. In 1984 she was found there by her present owner, Master on a classic big gaff ketch and a well known expert on classic boats. Since 1986, her home is in Mallorca Island. Linge, her designed, later became famous for two Olimpic series he designed: the Soling and the Yngling. The names of his series of boats finished with the -ling suffix of his second name.