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Table of details and specifications of NOR-054
  Designers Warren Muir (Australia), Ben Lexcen (AUS)
  Builders Harry C. "Buddy" Melges, Melges Boat Works, Zenda, Wisconsin (USA)
  Material GRP
  1st certificate issued 1989-08-12
  Original boat name Footloose
  Original country NOR
  Original sail number 054
  Current location Risør [RSF], Skagerrak (NOR)

Notes

5.5 NOR 54 & her sisters - 21.05.2020 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Following info received from Warren Muir about "Warrior III" and the first series of Melges built 5.5m boats, here is a list of sister boats to NOR 54; the boats are listed with their last sailnumbers known:
NOR 47, CAN 79, NOR 50, FRA 61, USA 94, SUI 184, SUI 176, NOR 56, SUI 202, NED 10, NOR 58, SUI 155, SUI 160, SUI 171, SUI 172 and GER 25. NED 10 was lost in a fire; USA 94 has not yet been found, again.
To these the two initial boats are added, GER 94 and FRA 44. It will be a challenge to meet again, for close competition races. Gentlemen, on your marks!
Information - 10.04.2009 by Matti Muoniovaara
The builder is Melges Boat Works. The boat was originally built to John Platou, date of certificate 12 Aug 1989.
Later sailed by Erik Monrad-Hans 1993 WC.
2001 owned by Stein Victor Svendsen under name Reven.
2004 sailed by Andre Istad Johansen under name Crazy Cat

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In Risør, Norway

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of NOR-054
Sail# Boat name Owner name
NOR-054 "Footloose" John S. Platou (1989-?)  
NOR-054 "Catch up" Not disclosed (?-?)  
NOR-054 "Lady in Red" Dag Olav Hødnebø (?-?)  

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