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Table of details and specifications of SWE-006
  Designers Einar Ohlson (SWE), Carl-Eric Ohlson (SWE)
  Builders Bröderna Martinsson, Br. Martinsson Varvs AB (Sweden)
  Material Honduras mahogany, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1951
  Original boat name Hojwa
  Original country SWE
  Original sail number 006
  Current location Nonnenhorn, Lake of Constance (GER)

Notes

Bröderna Ohlson - starting in 1951 - 17.04.2020 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The two brothers, Einar and Carl-Eric Ohlson formed the design office, Ingenjörsfirman Bröderna Ohlson, in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1951. With the Bronce Medal for 5.5 S 6 "Hojwa" in the Helsinki Olympics 1952, the tremendous success of this company found a solid basis.
Hojwa - 27.09.2011 by Jens Busch
Hojwa stands for the initial letters in: Hansson, Eric ("organizer") + Ohlson (designer) + Jonsson, Birger ("supporter") + Wassén, Folke (skipper) and Magnus (?)
Olympic bronze - 02.03.2008 by Jens Busch
Folke Wassén won the bronze medal with this boat in the Olympics 1952 in Helsinki.

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5.5 GER 6 "Hojwa"

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SWE-006
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SWE-006 "Hojwa" Konsortiet Hojwa (1951-1957)  
GER-006 "Hojwa" Herbert Scholl (1958-1961)  
GER-006 "Hojwa" Felix Scheder-Bieschin (1959-1959)  
GER-006 "Hojwa" Thomas Müller (1961-1972)  
GER-006 "Hojwa" Hans-Jürgen Meyer (1972-?)  
GER-006 "Hojwa" Reinhard Willenbrock (?-1979)  
GER-006 "Hojwa" Ekkehard Schlichtenhorst (1979-?)  

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