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Essentials

Table of details and specifications of SUI-001
  Designer Henri Copponex (SUI)
  Builders Winkler, Winkler, Küsnacht ZH (SUI)
  Material classical wood
  1st certificate issued 1951
  Original boat name Carolina
  Original country SUI
  Original sail number 001
  Current location Boat lost; destroyed by fire, 1964

Notes

Information - 17.09.2007 by Sebastien Schmidt
The 5.5 begun in Switzerland from the german part of the country, because even if Copponex is from Geneva, the local club(s) were not very positive with this new class ! First 5.5 design of Henri Copponex. Minimum displacement and max. sail area. 17 drawings are available for consultation at Le Musee du Leman, ref. HC004, HC026, HC041, HC043, HC044, HC066, HC067, HC071, HC077, HC106, HC112, HC022, HC027, HC003, HC023, HC084, HC119. Has been transformed for cruising (roof). Boat destroyed by fire on 23.03.1964 in Port Nid du Cro, Neuchatel.

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5.5 SUI - 001

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SUI-001
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SUI-001 "Carolina" Ch. Hansler (1951-1953)  
SUI-001 "Casse-Cou" M. Wermelinger (1953-?)  
SUI-001 "Casse Cou" Eugène Munari, Yacht Club Bielersee (1955-1964)  

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