Quick forewords

Quick forewords

The aim of this participative wiki-type website is to take advantage of the well-named World Wide Web to collect and make public as much information as possible about the « 5.5 metre International Class » yachts, born in 1937, and to build up a documented history of the Class.

6096 documents, links and infos have already been uploaded and made accessible to everybody via the web, since the creation of this wiki in November 2005. [ More ]

Latest contributions

2024-02-05
Added hyperlink «5.5m S.I. - Classe italiana». Italian Class site
2024-01-22
Added new owner Markus Pois for boat AUT-027.
2024-01-22
Added note «The name is spellt Tomatwo according to certificate from 1971 when Nathorst
2024-01-22
Added document «Certificate». Second swedish cert, G LLoyd
2024-01-22
Added document «Certificate». First swedish cert, signed Ljungström
2024-01-22
Added document «Certificate of rating». With signature Torsten Gustafsson
2024-01-22
Added document «Measuremeny Cetrificate SWE 5». First certificate june 26, 1951.
2024-01-22
Added document «Measurement certificate SWE 5». First certificate june 26, 1951.
2024-01-19
Added note «The name of this boat is probably Sjöråtu, not Sjörået. Since Sjöråtu
2024-01-17
Added photography «5.5 SUI 197 - in her harbour» to the gallery.
2024-01-17
Added photography «5.5 SUI 197 - on her trailer» to the gallery.
2024-01-17
Added note «As the current harbour of the boat is not known, any hint is welcome. Also,
2024-01-17
Added note «As the current location of the boat is not known, any hint is welcome. Also
2024-01-17
Added note «As the current location of the boat is not known, any hint is welcome. Also
2024-01-16
Added photography «5.5 GER 23 "Janael" - upwind» to the gallery.
2024-01-16
Added photography «5.5 GER 23 "Janael" - in Wismar» to the gallery.
2024-01-16
Added photography «5.5 GER 60 "Cirrus" - The deck» to the gallery.
2024-01-16
Added photography «5.5 GER 60 "Cirrus" - The bilge» to the gallery.
2024-01-15
Added note «Research for boat data related to this sailnumber is ongoing.».
2024-01-15
Added note «Research for boat data related to this sailnumber is ongoing.».

Latest added boats

2023-03-31
Added the new boat : "The Jean Genie 2" currently located in (GBR)
2023-02-21
Added the new boat : "Fantasy" currently located in

How to contribute ?

Participation is free and open to all, but is subject to prior registration. Anybody can contribute by adding information, gossip, tips, pictures, drawings, rating certificates, racing results, whatever is useful for this history… and also by participating to the maintenance budget via the crowd funding [to come, work in progress]. The language used on this website is English and the interventions are signed (no anonymous contribution).

[sources of the intro: the World Class association website and the Wikipedia dedicated page ]