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Table of details and specifications of FRA-012
  Designer Henri Copponex (SUI)
  Builder Baptiste Aubin (FRA)
  Material
  1st certificate issued 1959-00-00
  Original boat name Ballon Rouge
  Original country FRA
  Original sail number 012
  Current location

Notes

5.5 F-12 "Ballon Rouge" - built by Aubin in 1959 - 04.01.2018 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The "Aisher Questionnaire" from 1963 is listing 5.5 F-12 as "Ballon Rouge", stating her to having been built in 1959, by the Aubin boatyard. Owners stated are a Mr. Fachetti and a Mr. Pare.
Troubles about designer and name... - 04.01.2018 by Gurvan Jaouen
In some race reports of 1959, F 12 is listed christened "Ballon Rouge". This name appears several times about her. And she is also said to be a Copponex design...
In several articles, Bravade (then Arion) is quoted and pictured as F 11.
Still about her sailnumber... - 26.03.2013 by Gurvan Jaouen
A picture of "Bravade" displayed in "le Yacht" in 1956 shows her sailing with sailnumber F 11...
Was this number her original one, before being given to Alouette (F 7?)and then "Bravade" becoming F 12 in 1957?
Name, owner... - 26.03.2013 by Gurvan Jaouen
The original F 12 sailnumber was discovered in a list from 1957 in "Le Yacht" nautical magazine.
F 12 is "Bravade", owned by Mr Plantier. She was designed by Camatte and built at Chiesa boatyard. She had not been yet spotted on regattas at the end of 1957.

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