|Jan Herman Linge|
January 28, 1922|
|Died||June 25, 2007(aged 85)|
Early life and career 
During World War II, he joined the Norwegian resistance and was trained as a saboteur in the United Kingdom. He was captured on a mission and spent some time in a German prison camp. Linge completed his studies in 1949.
Design work 
Sail boats 
He was also a very active designer of sail boats. The Soling was selected as Olympic class in 1968, and participated in 8 Olympic games. The Yngling became an international class in 1979, and an Olympic class in the Athens Olympics in 2004.
A total of about 10,000 motor vessels and 10,000 sailing vessels of Linge design has been built.
- Jan Herman Linge død, seilas.no