Norwegian shipyard Askeladden recently celebrated the centenary year. It is the largest Norwegian manufacturer of pleasure boats, honoring its history. For all time of existence the company produced more than 95 000 boats and continues to create new models, focusing on design, innovation and technology.
a family company, where the helm was the third generation of the family Askwiki. Now the managing Director is Henrik Askvig (Henrik J. Askvik), named after the founder of the brand. In 2012, the company merged with the shipyard Båtens AS Beste. The deal allowed the company to optimize costs and continue to produce new products.
"We decided to become the largest manufacturer of boats in Norway, said Askvig. And we are, not only in output but also in the amount of profit".
Askeladden — a common character in Norwegian fairy tales, little man, who at the end of every story good luck. It can be called a Cinderella — so his name is translated — but with an eye to the fact that he is a boy.
Askeladden Boats are produced in the Norwegian city of Hagavik — there is an old family factory, which occupies 7 000 sq. m. production of Askeladden is located in Poland.
Among the models available in a variety of Askeladden boats with a length from 6 to 8.4 m: >cabin cruise, >with hardtop and closed salon, >the model for fishing,> with an outboard motor, with >Cuddy cabin, >trawler cabin, the Central console, >RIBA, and >bowrider and model type >walkaround. It is a small boat that is both elegant and sporty design and robust body design provides a comfortable stay even in calm waters.
Engineers Askeladden confident in their developments and provide a five-year warranty on housing, which is maintained even in the event of resale. Housing made of plastic or aluminum. Askeladden boats are recognizable due to the signature shape of the case and well thought-out compact design.