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Table of details and specifications of GER-024
  Designer Ian Murray (AUS)
  Builders Andrew Hudson, Hudson Boat Building, Sydney (AUS)
  Material Glass fiber and polyester
  1st certificate issued 1991
  Original boat name Lovana II
  Original country GER
  Original sail number 024
  Current location Pully, Lake of Geneva (SUI)

Notes

New owner SUI 183 Lovana II - 13.03.2013 by Jean-Claude Decorges
Please note i am the new owner of LOVANA II SUI 183
since 2010
My name is Jean-Claude Decorges
My address Boulevard de la Forêt 19 -1009 Pully
First notes and elements (to be refined...) - 07.02.2008 by Sebastien Schmidt
This boat is one of the six (?) sister-ships built in a row in Australia off the same mould, I guess between about 1991 to 1992 (?) : AUS-052 "Arunga X" to Franck Tolhurst, AUS-054 "Sic Em Rex" to Colin Ryan, BAH-014 "John B VIII" to Robert Symonette, FIN-037 "Carmen" to Vladimir Marschan, GBR-038 "Salamander IV" to Jonathan Janson and GER-024 "Lovana II" to Hans-Juergen Queisser.
I remember Colin Ryan presenting the project in 1991 at Le Crouesty (FRA) european's. None of the boats were present there yet, but at the worlds 1992 in Nassau, Bahamas, all were participating except FIN-037 "Carmen".
In August 1992, we have been consulted to analyse the design and to propose eventual rooms for performances improvement. Pointed-out troubles were essentially located in the bulbed keel - too much pitching and lower aspect ratio of the fin - and in the excess of flare (very wide beam at deck) which induced shorter and deformed waterlines at heel. Sorry Iain, Bobby asked us to provide a frank and free eye, and this was only our opinion at this time. Other ones to be expressed ?

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LOVANA II

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of GER-024
Sail# Boat name Owner name
GER-024 "Lovana II" Hans-Jürgen Queisser (1991-?)  
SUI-183 "Lovana II" F. Wildi (1993-?)  
SUI-183 "Lovana II" Jean-Claude Decorges (2010-?)  

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