Although Arthur Ransome did all he could to put Estonia on the sailing map with Racundra’s First Cruise, this beautiful Baltic state is still not noted as a yachting hub.
Yet since 2007, Saare Yachts has been turning out an impressive range of high-quality cruisers.
The company owes a heavy debt of influence to Stig Nordblag, founder of Finngulf yachts, which older readers may recall as a Finnish brand which built a succession of fast cruising yachts. Nordblag helped to set up Saare Yachts and much of the expertise from the Finngulf yard migrated across to Saare’s Estonian base. The Finngulf influence in its ethos is clear. Read More