Sailing yachts

Baltic Trader Schooner

(REF: 18247)


  • Designer: Gustavsson, Axel
  • Builder: Trabatsvarfvet I Monsteras, Sweden
  • Year: 1986
  • Location: Sweden
  • Length on deck: 53'2
  • Beam: 17'2
  • Draft: 7'
  • Tonnage: 35 Displacement

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Wooden Ships Comments on this Baltic Trader Schooner


Built in Sweden between 1984 to 1986 along the lines of a traditional Swedish sailing cargo vessel of the late 1800’s, a so-called Baltic Trader Schooner.

This fine little ship was built with the intention of sailing as a charter vessel in the West Indies. She is fully certified as a Passenger Ship for 30 persons according to the requirements of the Swedish Transport Agency. Built according to the classification society “Det Norske Veritas” regulations A1A.

Accommodation altered from original to cater to mainly day sailing with a large saloon and galley below deck. Crew accommodation aft and a guest cabin forward for four.

Fully equipped with all safety equipment as per Swedish requirements for commercial trading as a Passenger Vessel in way of Life Saving, Fire Fighting, Radio Communications and Stability Book.  Traditional Dinghy hanging in davits aft.

A fine ship which is relatively new compared to many others of her type and of a nice size.  At only 53′ and with a schooner rig she is easily managed and still has a lot of space above and below decks.


Designer: Traditional / Axel H. Gustavsson

Builder: Träbåtsvarfvet I Mönsterås AB


Length on Deck                       53’2″ (16,1m)

Length waterline                     51’2″ (15,5m)

Beam                                       17’2″  (5,2m)

Draft                                        7′  (2,17m)

Displacement                          35 tons

Sail area                                  143,5 sq. metres.



Traditional build with 2” Larch planking on oak frames. Oak keel, stem and stern post

Lead ballast.

Straight laid Oregon Pine deck. Raised aft deck.



Schooner rigged on keel stepped hollow spars of glued box type construction using Swedish Pine.

Sails in red dacron, fair to good condition.




Ford 2725 E main engine of 120 hp , 6.2 litres.

PRM – Newage Marine Gear Box.

Speed under power 8/9 knots.

Variable pitch propeller.

220 volt G & M Generator in sound insulated box

Fresh water tanks (2) total capacity 2000 litres

Fuel tanks (2) total capacity 1300 litres

3 Holding tanks 400 litres

1 Waste water tank 300 litres

Hot and cold running water. Showers.

Fire and bilge pumps.



From forward – Heads compartment adjacent to four -person guest cabin.

Just aft of this is the full width saloon with entry from deck and large galley including storage.

Tables in saloon on port and starboard side can be lowered to provide extra sleeping possibilities.

Passage way aft to crew/Captain accommodation for four. Separate WC.

Separate Navigation area aft. Exit to deck.


Mooring equipment

Electric Anchor Windlass

2 Fisherman’s anchors.

300 metres of chain.



Full specification and details available upon request



These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.