NJORD is the last of several names for this yacht; her having has enjoyed a succession of owners over the years as she approaches her century. Her names and those of her owners are listed thus from the records.

– 1ST BAUS II Consul Harald Hansen, Skien. KNS member from 1912 (not member in 1935), BAUS I is a 40m2 cruiser. For the Olympic season of 1920 BAUS II was together with most of the rest of the S fleet converted and measured under the new R-rules of 1919. BAUS II got the sail number 8N13.The following year most of the S boats decided again to sail in their own class under the S-rules and again with the sail number SH28.
– 2nd SPURT IV Owner J H Beck jr, Skien from 1921, KNS member from 1916 to 1929
– 3rd AMY Owner Bjarne Hansen, Oslo from 1927, member of KNS from 1920 as lifetime member to 1930
– 4th ARABELLA Owner Hans Reinhart Larsen, Oslo; member of KNS from 1920 and owner of the boat from 1929 – 1932. Director Larsen is listed in 1949 with ARABELLA IV, an 8m H41 – 1946 model
– 5th NØKK IV 1933-1934
– 6th DIMPLE Owner Eilert Falch-Lund, Oslo; from 1935, member of KNS 1906 – 1956. No new names during this period. Yacht still has original rig of c 97m2. KNS yearbooks from 1937 to 48 not investigated, however in 1956 there are no registrations of new names or owners
– 7th JEANITA 2 Owner Cæsar Bang, Oslo; member of KNS in 1922. He is registered in all the yearbooks from 1949 -1958 and the boat maintains the original rigging in 1949

Of 6 sister boats from 1918 and 5 from 1919, 4 are still in the KNS registry of 1949. 2 are rigged down respectively to 57m2 and 74m2. JEANITA 2 was still registered in 1956 and 1958 with 96m2 sails. During this period she was the last registered on the fjord.
– 8th NJORD 1963 Owners A. Stokke / S. Lossius, Trondheim
– 9th 1968 Owner Sophius Lossius, Trondheim
– 10th 1972 Owner Sverre Christensen, Trondheim
– 11th 1977 Owner Sverre Christensen, Asker.
– 12th 1984 Owner Einar Husby, Stathelle (Purchased by Einar Husby, Stathelle.
– 13th 1992 Owner to date Erik Vennemoe, Oslo.

– Restoration started in 1994 at Holmen Slipp in Asker.
– In 1996 NJORD was moved to the Sollerudstranda School, at which various boat builders worked on her over the years.

Boat Details
Boat Name Njord
Sail No
Home Port Solent
Current Location Hamble River UK
Designer Johan Anker
Yard Anker & Jensen - Asker
Build Year 1918
Build No
First Owner Consul Harald Hansen
First name Baus II
First Sail No.
First Country