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Table of details and specifications of FIN-039
  Designers Ben Lexcen (AUS), Warren Muir (Australia)
  Builders Harry C. "Buddy" Melges, Melges Boat Works, Zenda, Wisconsin (USA)
  Material GRP
  1st certificate issued 1992-02-13
  Original boat name Dodo
  Original country FIN
  Original sail number 039
  Current location Hamburg (RVE/HSC), Alster (GER)


5.5 GER 25 "Knock Out" - racing in Hamburg + regionally - 22.07.2017 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
While racing on a Modern boat Internationally, the Crew is using 5.5 GER 25 on local & regional regattas. Most prominently present in the Wednesday evening regattas of HSC on the Alster Lake, the boat is also travelling to Berlin and Niendorf, for Key Events of the GER 5.5m community.
5.5 L-39 & her sisters - Info from Warren Muir 3rd FEB 2010 - 04.02.2010 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
"...All of those boats listed were built from a mold form that Melges boat works took off the "Warrior III"...Warren Muir as the primary designer and Ben Lexcen as the secondary on the design list...."
The boats: Z-155, 160, 171, 172, N-54, 55, 56, H-10, BA 12, 16, KA-50, US-89, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 & L-39
"Knock Out" 5.5 GER 25 - 07.11.2007 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The boat changed hands early in 2007, is today located on lake Alster in Hamburg and has been sailing "Bronia Preis" + "Sünnschien Preis" Regattas here and participated in the German Open in Laboe.
Information - 17.09.2007 by Sebastien Schmidt
became GER-25

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5.5 GER 25 "Knock Out"

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of FIN-039
Sail# Boat name Owner name
FIN-039 "Dodo" Henrik Dahlman (1991-1993)  
GER-025 "Knock Out" Hans-Jürgen Queisser (1993-2007)  
GER-025 "Knock Out" Co-owners Messerschmidt + Kruse + Ellerbeck (2007-?)  
CAN-080 "Knock Out" Team Canada (German & Dutch Open 2018) (2018-2018)  

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