Bjarte Skaala: Norsafe designer

Bjarte Skaala  has some of the first freefall lifeboats as well as a number of well known FRC names to his credit

It’s been said that the Skaala family “drank lifeboat production along with their milk”; the father starting the original Harding factory in Norway with the oldest son Geir driving Norsafe to multinational status. So it’s not surprising the youngest, Bjarte, soon followed, finishing the lines of his first 20ft workboat ...

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