(* 1897-12-05 - † 1968-08-10)
was a famous swedish yacht-designer. Together with his partner C.G. Petterson he founded the "Motorbåtbyrån" in 1923 in Stockholm, Kungsgatan 9-11. Besides his hull-designs Runius
was very well known for the large numbers of propeller-calculations.
Ivar Gustafsson, owner of Storebro Bruk, contacted Runius
when he planed to build his own boats and no longer the Electrolux-boats.
The first two pupular desigs for Strorebro were the Vindö
and the Solö Ruff
. Totally 3900 boats were built of both types.
designed the following boats for Storebro: Sea Chaser I (Solö Ruff)
, Britt Marie
, Svanö/Express Cruiser (Bergö)
, Sea Chaser II (Solö Cabin)
and the hulls of Royal Cruiser I (Solö Lyx)
and Royal Cruiser IV/34