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Table of details and specifications of SWE-021
  Designer Arvid Laurin (SWE)
  Builder unknown
  Material
  1st certificate issued 1954-00-00
  Original boat name Svalan
  Original country SWE
  Original sail number 021
  Current location

Notes

Svalan - 17.02.2014 by Wayne Mullins
Svalan was in the roster of the National Yacht Club, Toronto in the late 1960's - owned by Peter Barber. She was the last recorded winner of the Lake Ontario 5.5 metre championships in 1969.
Importing boats into Canada - George Cuthbertson informs - 17.06.2009 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Information received from George Cuthbertson:
"During the 1950's, Peter Davidson and I, operating as Canadian Northern Co., imported many yachts from Europe into Canada including eight or ten 5.5 metres. In most cases we were working with Klaus Baess of Copenhagen, Denmark. "Svalan" was acquired through Knud Reimers, Stockholm, Sweden."
5.5 S-21 "Svalan" - 18.03.2009 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Correction: ... has been owned by someone of his sailing club... in Canada...
5.5 S-21 "Svalan" - was sold to Canada - 15.03.2009 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Ivan Lavine has just informed, that "Svalan" has been owned by his family in Canada. Where is she today?
S21 - 02.03.2008 by Jens Busch
S 21 Svalan is a Arvid Laurin design built in 1954 for the Consortium SYK (Stockholm Yacht Klubb) Helmsmen has been Jan Georgii and Pelle Gedda.
5.5 S-21 - 16.02.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Not too much data available here, so far; name can be "Svalan" or "Suhlan"; as the name comes from a handwritten list from the end of the 80's, the name might not be the original name, though.

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Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SWE-021
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SWE-021 "Svalan" Consortium SYK (1954-?)  
CAN-008 "Svalan" Max Goldhar (?-?)  

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