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Table of details and specifications of GER-011
  Designer Einar Ohlson (SWE)
  Builders Oscar Schelin, Kungsörs Båtvarv AB (SWE)
  Material Mahogany, carvel planked; hull restoration using mahogany veneer
  1st certificate issued 1964-01-30
  Original boat name Mechtild
  Original country GER
  Original sail number 011
  Current location Berlin (VSaW), Wannsee (GER)

Notes

5.5 G 11 - meant to be Olympic participant, twice - 09.09.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
This boat was built to be the German participant in the 1964 Olympics. The first owner was Josef Pankofer, one of the best sailors in the German racing scene, but he suddenly died in 1963. The second owner, Herbert Scholl had been Olympic participant in 1960 with 5.5 G 7 and was so sure to make it to Tokyo in 1964, that he had already built the wooden cases for his sails and accessories, with bold letters saying: <"Bronia" G 11 - German Olympic 5.5m Team>, presenting these cases in the elimination races in Travemünde. But, he had not counted the dedication of the Pankofer Crew, who had joined up with Biwi Reich to buy,win&sell "Subbnboana" 5.5 G 12, which placed G 11 third and G 13 second in these selection races.

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5.5 GER 11 "Charybdis"

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of GER-011
Sail# Boat name Owner name
GER-011 "Mechtild" Josef Pankofer (1963-1963)  
GER-011 "Bronia" Herbert Scholl (1963-1966)  
GER-011 "Fortuna IV" Emil Hepp (1966-1967)  
GER-011 "Charybdis" Hermann Schwaderer (1967-1976)  
GER-011 "Charybdis" Dr. Peter Krohmer (1976-?)  
GER-011 "Charybdis" Katharina Holzwarth (2012-?)  
USA-101 "Charybdis" Jakob Ziegeler (Charter) (2013-2013)  

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