Motor sailboat Ernst Jaakson

Pärna küla, Hiiumaa vald, Hiiu maakond

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The 35-metre long and 8-metre wide three-masted motor sailboat Ernst Jaakson (Alar) is the largest old boat to survive in Estonia. The boat was built in 1937–1939 in the Village of Õngu on Hiiumaa Island. Most of its life was spent abroad. Now after 50 years, this giant has been brought back for restoration to the Sõru Harbour in Hiiumaa, which is the only wooden boat restoration centre in Estonia.

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Open all year round

24 hours

Getting there
  • Signposted
  • Sealed access road
  • By excursion bus
  • By public transport
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Bus: Sõru
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Keeping History Alive

Waiting for the ferry to transport us to Saaremaa I had the opportunity to view the restoration of this sailing vessel. It is representative of the vessel type and construction of years past. Image...

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Derettens O

Visual only

'Ernst Jaakson' is not located in Emmaste but on the quay at SÕRU - opposite the ferry port's administration block and village shop. There is nothing of interest other than the visual appearance.



Niezwykła epopeja

Dopływając do przystani, naszym oczom ukazuję się niezwykły statek.Można by napisać,że to jednostka estońskiego Amundsena Ernsta Jaaksona. Bardzo zaskakuje miejsce, w końcu niewielkie Emmaste. Martwi...

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