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Table of details and specifications of SUI-182
  Designers Philippe Meier (SUI), Sebastien Schmidt (SUI)
  Builders Josi Steinmayer, Meilen, ZH, Steinmayer Bootswerft, Meilen, ZH (SUI)
  Material Cold laminated wood
  1st certificate issued 1993-05-10
  Original boat name Skylla IV
  Original country SUI
  Original sail number 182
  Current location Lake of Zürich (SUI)

Notes

Building process - 30.06.2008 by Site Administrator
Third 5.5 build by Josi Steinmayer after SUI-177 and SUI-180 from the negative mould of SUI-169 imported from Charlie Capelle (La Trinité sur Mer, FRA).
What is remarquable to remember is that it is a cold laminated wood building in a FEMALE mould. Josi put a "dead" layer of 4 mm in the mould, then the true biaxial layers of wood, then unmoulding, throwing the dead wood away and replacing it (like positively moulded on a plug) by a 5 mm longitudinal layer of Sipo mahohany that have been then finelly sanded to 4 mm, the targeted hull shape.
"Why making it simple when you could do it complicated ?"
A famous quotation from Les Shadoks (see youtube or www.ina.fr)
Name to be corrected - 08.10.2007 by Site Administrator
Skylla III, not Skilla III

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Le Crouesty, baie de Quiberon, (FRA)

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SUI-182
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SUI-182 "Skylla IV" André Bernheim (1993-?)  

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