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Table of details and specifications of GBR-015
  Designer David Boyd (GBR)
  Builders George N. Robertson, Alexander Robertson & Sons Ltd., Sandbank, Clyde, Scotland (GBR)
  Material
  1st certificate issued 1953
  Original boat name Yolaine
  Original country GBR
  Original sail number 015
  Current location Last location known: Annapolis, MD (USA)

Notes

Transfer of data - K 15 became US 5 - 19.02.2018 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
5.5 US-5 "Blue Star" - transfer of data - 21.01.2014 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
J. Burke Reports: My father, Terrence Burke, acquired the 5.5 USA-5 in the early 60s. I was told it was used in the Olympic time trials. It was titled Blue Star -- I believe -- when he purchased it. I sailed with him in Annpaolis for a few years and have a painting of it in my home. I would love to know more about its history -- and if anyone knows its whereabouts. It was sold in Annapolis, Maryland in 1969 or 1970 upon his death.
Greatly appreciate any insight.
5.5 K-15 "Yolaine" - historical information - 06.01.2018 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
David Hutchison reports on building number 296 of the Alexander Robertson & Sons Ltd. boatyard:
"... 33.75', 4 ton (lbs), Racing Sloop, Rated 5.5 Metres. Designed by David Boyd for Messrs Eynston, Coles and Quennell. Sail area 315. Taken to Bermuda in 1956 by Thomas Caldecot Chubb, following a successful racing career in England. Owned by Norman G Owens of Baltimore and based in Gibson Island, Maryland, USA, in 1964 (last entry in Lloyd's Register of Yachts).
Ownership change - 04.01.2018 by David Hutchison
Owned by Norman G Owens, Gibson Island Maryland USA, in 1960

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Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of GBR-015
Sail# Boat name Owner name
GBR-015 "Yolaine" Owners G.E.T. Eyston / E.J. Coles / J.C. Quinnell (1953-?)  
USA-005 "Blue Star" Norman Glynn Owens (1960-1964)  
USA-005 "Blue Star" Terrence Burke (1964-1969)  

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