Ship model Swedish kåg of 1900

 

Ship model Swedish kåg of 1900

 

 

Scale 1 : 10, length 100 cm, width 29 cm, height 88 cm (including stand)
More photos: of entire ship, of details. Click on the photos for high resolution pictures!

 
 

The kåg, a typical craft along the west coast of Sweden

 

The kåg is a double ended work boat, once common along the west coast of Sweden.

The history of Kågen is described on the first two pages of the following book, alas in Swedish:
Kågen. Dokumentation av ett båtbygge / Foto: Lars Johansson; Text: Sigvard Fjellsson; Konstruktionsskisser: Staffan Claesson; Teckningar: Signar N. Bengtsson; ISBN 91-970023-0-5, Förlag: Föreningen Allmoge Båtar, 1981, Svenska.

This kåg was built by Emanuel in Kopparäs, Billdal, Sweden, approximately in 1900.
The book describes primarily the building and test sailing of this boat.

Measured in 1940 by Henry Magnusson, dimensions were
Length  6.80 m,
Beam  2.89 m,
Depth of hull   0.98 m.
 
 

The kåg model, photos, description and dimensions
  

This model was built by J.P. van den Heuvel in the years 2010 and 2011 to the plans and scantlings, as found in the book “Kågen” (see above), containing the complete documentation of the building of this boat. The model was built in all of its timberwork like a real ship. The model is a masterpiece.

 

The model is 1 : 10 scale. Length over all is 100 cm (bowsprit included), width is 29 cm, height is 88 cm (model stand included)
The ship can be taken out of the stand, e.g. for transport.
 
There are several views of the entire ship model taken from all directions, and several closer views of hull, deck and rigging.