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

2024-04-13
Added photography «5.5 D 6 "Jane"» to the gallery.
2024-03-30
Added racing result «Ostern TYC» to the racing history.
2024-03-26
Added note «The boat farthest right seems to be John B, BAH 11?».
2024-03-26
Added note «The picture is from the world championship in Nassau 1981».
2024-03-15
Added new owner Olaf Schulz for boat GER-126.
2024-03-06
Added document «5.5 NOR 53 - lines». Hull deails
2024-03-06
Added photography «5.5 NOR 53 - actual image» to the gallery.
2024-03-06
Added photography «5.5 NOR 53 - half model» to the gallery.
2024-03-06
Added photography «5.5 NOR 53 in 2004» to the gallery.
2024-02-22
Added note «Newly found info: In the start-/result lists from Sandhamn 1959 the name is
2024-02-22
Added note «Also the finnish Gold Cup-challenger in Sandhamn 1959 with G Kyntzell»
2024-02-22
Added racing result «Regatta for 7 boats left behind in Scand Gold Cup.» to the r
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.

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 ]

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Geneva 2008

Latest Photos

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