|Folkboats Around the World|
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The International Folkboat
|LOA 25' 10"
LWL 19' 10"
Beam 7' 2"
Draft 4' 0"
Displacement 4740 lbs.
Cabin headroom 4' 8"
Freeboard forward 3' 1"
Freeboard aft 2' 2"
Sail Area 280 sq. ft.
Genoa IFRA 161 sq. ft.
MORC rating 16.2
For a complete history of the IF, visit the Swedish IFboat Union
|IF Tech Tips (updated 01/23/2002)|
General Tech Tips
These are links to general
boat maintenance info.
Check out the IFboat Message Center on this site. Includes categories for IFBoats for Sale and Boats Wanted, and more.
This service is provided as a convenience for interested visitors to this site. I take no responsibility for any transactions or other messages. Please keep all posts related to the appropriate heading. Thank you.
Good Old Boat magazine published and article on Folkboats in their Jan-Feb 2000 issue. Featured in the photos and with throughout is Frank Costello's IF 1121 Espresso. Good Old Boat was nice enough to let me post it on the web.
The IF discussion web page is located at The Swedish IF-boat Association. Look for the "Discussion" button on the left.
The January-February 1999 issue of WoodenBoat Magazine has a good story on the history of the Nordic Folkboat. Marieholm boats are not mentioned however. The August 1998 issue of Sailing Magazine also published an article on the Nordic Folkboat.
The links below lead to Web sites where you can search for Folkboats.
The Swedish IF-boat Association
Strömstad Marina (Sweden)
Dutch Boatbank (Netherlands)
|Owners and Associations|
Nordic Folkboats on San Francisco Bay (USA)
IF SWE 1164 Lina
Sisters, Cousins and Other Relations