HISTOIRE DES HALFS
Introduction, Half tonner List, Architectes, Résultats, No Voile
à jour au: 2023
1969 Plan Sigurd Herbern, made in wood, traditionally style at Kittelsen in Risør in Norway
1969 "At the yard in Risør",
HALF TON CUP, Sandhamm: ?e/42, Henrich NISSEN-LIE
Pictures and comment from Axel Nissen-Lie "Built My father got made a half ton for the World Championship i Stockholm 1969. The yacht «Skawbelle» made in wood, traditionally style at Kittelsen in Risør in Norway. He made 3 of them, 2 of them sailed the HTC. Sail number NOR 128. The yacht was designed by Norwegian Sigurd Herbern. Earlier he designed «Tresbelle» a one ton. He also did av quarter ton. The all was made in production with fiberglass hulls in the early 70’ties.
My father Henrich Nissen-Lie was the skipper in 1969. On the team was olympic champion Peder Lunde. The yard was delayed, and the didn’t get time to prepare. Scampi was a lot faster. The sister ship was owned by Erik Wiig-Hansen, also Norwegian."
1970 At the boatshow,
"My father won a lot of races i Norway with Skawbelle, but not international. He recon the shape of the boat is less stable for the short choppy waves in the Baltic."
1971 Skawrace: ?e/??,
1973 New Owner, Birger Kullmann (Birger Kullmann became later an naval architect, most famous for his Mini Tonner’s in the 80ties)
"After that, «Skawbelle» was a cruiser."
"Skawbelle sunk late 90ties",
New owner, Einar Husby
"Restored it, and got a price during a Wooden boat
festival in Risør"
20?? New owner
20?? New owner, Einar Husby,
"Now the boat is back at Einar ownership, and partly restored."
4 October, Pictures from Axel Nissen-Lie
2023 February, all information and pictures received from Axel Nissen-Lie, "«Skawbelle» is still in Norway, and Einar Husby is restoring it for the second time"