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

2023-12-06
Added note «The boat is back in Germany, will be located in the Ulm area and is expe
2023-12-06
Added photography «5.5 SUI 201 "Zicca" - on Lake Garda» to the gallery.
2023-12-03
Added new owner Stavros Papagiannopoulos for boat GRE-006.
2023-12-02
Added new owner Eugene Kokbas for boat CAN-081.
2023-11-27
Added photography «Bagheera VIII -La Trinité» to the gallery.
2023-11-16
Added racing result «Sünnschien Preis» to the racing history.
2023-11-16
Added photography «Sünnschien 2023» to the gallery.
2023-11-16
Added photography «Sünnschien Cup 2023» to the gallery.
2023-11-16
Added photography «Sünnschien Cup 2021» to the gallery.
2023-11-13
Added photography «Bagheera VIII in "Belle Plaisance" Bénodet» to the gallery
2023-11-11
Added photography «5.5 GER 115 "Salamander IV" - Alster Lake» to the gallery.
2023-10-25
Added racing result «Challenge métrique» to the racing history.
2023-10-17
Added racing result «Herbstpreis TYC» to the racing history.
2023-10-11
Added photography «5.5 GER 110 "Pittwater" - Alster Lake» to the gallery.
2023-10-11
Added photography «5.5 GER 115 "Salamander IV" - Alster Lake» to the gallery.
2023-10-11
Added photography «5.5 GER 32 "Windliese" - Alster Lake» to the gallery.
2023-10-11
Added photography «5.5 GER 110 "Pittwater" - Alster Lake» to the gallery.
2023-10-11
Added photography «5.5 GER 116 "Red & White" - Alster Lake» to the gallery.
2023-10-06
Added photography «Porto Cervo 2023» to the gallery.
2023-10-06
Added photography «Porto Cervo 2023» to the gallery.

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 ]