The Tow Boat Erik

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The Tow Boat Erik
+47 35 90 55 20
+47 35 90 55 30

The Tow Boat Erik

Erik built in 1901 for Skien's waterway Joint Cream Ning Association for the Porsgrunn Mek. 20 It was equipped with a steam engine of 150 HP and superstructure was of mahogany. By measuring the letter stated the following data, length: 58.7 English feet. Where the salon today is there were three cabins of which one was the captain.

As a curiosity may be mentioned that Erik was weighed in crane 2002 to 76 tons.

Erik has always been with timber tow Telemark Canal and the lakes in Telemark. It has also agreed to tow along the coast. In 1951 Erik was rebuilt, it was put into an Alpha Diesel of 260 HP. v/280 omdr. Erik continued his duties until 1986, when it was discarded by the Joint floating. Eric remained in circulation and decay, it was also removed parts from the engine and other things. Erik was a few years later advertised for sale and a bunch of Skien Sjømandsforening reacted.

The boat can be hired by groups, max 12 persons, for tours on the fjord and the canal as desired. The serving of simple meals on board can be arranged as well as shrimp feasts.

Licensed premises

  • Fully licensed


  • Deep-sea fishing,
  • Freshwater fishing,
  • Fjord fishing,
  • Boat trips and
  • Fjord sailing

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