Usedom

Sailing on a beautiful day.

The boat was built circa 1920 and was used for more than half a century as a fishing boat on the island of Usedom. Usedom is an island forming the Stettiner Haff in what used to be the DDR or German Democratic Republic.

The boat is built entirely of German oak and has a Gaffel sail. For low wind conditions, which occurs very rarely there or for very strong wind situations, an archaic single piston Diesel engine with a manual starter mechanism was installed.Photo Jul 16, 2 03 39 PMPhoto Jul 16, 12 19 43 PMIMG_6516

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