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Table of details and specifications of SWE-024
  Designer Carl-Erik + Einar Ohlson (SWE)
  Builders Oscar Schelin, Kungsörs Båtvarv AB (SWE)
  Material Mahogany, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1956
  Original boat name Rush V
  Original country SWE
  Original sail number 024
  Current location Nynäshamn, Baltic Sea (SWE)

Notes

I owned SWE-024 "Rush V" - 17.09.2016 by Bo Westerlund
I owned SWE-024 "Rush V" during a few years during late 1970's. I think it was 1975-1979. I had the boat in Lidingö (just outside Stockholm).
I bought it from a person who had it in Fisksätra, and sold it to a person living outside of Gustavsberg, (both also just outside of Stockholm).
I couldn't change this in the Ownership history myself.
My name is Bo Westerlund

SWE-024 "Rush V" Bo Westerlund (1975-1979 c:a)
Rejoin the 1956 Olympic boats - in 2016 - 15.10.2012 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The 1956 Gold Medal boat "Rush V" has gone through a complete restoration, preparing her for racing again, hopefully soon also meeting with her 1956 Olympic competitors. Those, whose location is known are these:

FRA 8 - Loperhet, Bretagne
FRA 17 (ex GBR 17) - Riantec, Bretagne
AUS 5 - Lake Macquarie, New South Wales
ITA 17 - Lago di Como

Who has info on these missing boats?
USA 3
NOR 16
RUS 5
RSA 4
GER 4

We do plan to rejoin all of them in 2016, for the 60th Melbourne Games anniversary.
Information - 29.01.2009 by Matti Muoniovaara
The first World Championship was sailed 1961 in Helsinki.
Medals - 12.02.2008 by Jens Busch
According to the World Chamionship List, Lars "Lasse" Thörn also won the world´s in 1956. He also won The Scandinavian Gold Cup in 1959 with this boat.

Other names of the boat has been Yoga and Bagatelle
Materila - 18.12.2007 by Sven-Åke Lagerkvist
Classic mahognyplanking
Builder - 10.10.2007 by Daniel Schelin
Kungsörs Båtvarv AB
Information - 17.09.2007 by Sebastien Schmidt
Gold medal (1st/10) at the XVI Olympics 1956, Melbourne, Australia, Lars Thörn/ Hjalmar Karlsson, Sture Stork, Rush V, S-24, Arvid Laurin 1956, 5-1-1-3-2-1-2, 5527p.

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Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SWE-024
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SWE-024 "Rush V" Lars Thörn (1956-?)  
USA-020 "Bagatelle" Herbert Gumprecht (1959-?)  
SWE-024 "Bagatelle" Åke Eriksson (1963-1966)  
SWE-024 "Rush V" Bo Westerlund (1975-1979)  
SWE-024 "Rush V" Kenneth Reincke (?-2006)  
SWE-024 "Rush V" Jerry Larssen (2006-?)  

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