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Table of details and specifications of GO_-014
  Designer Willi Lehmann (GO_)
  Builders Willi Lehmann, Yacht- und Bootswerft Gebr. Lehmann, Woltersdorf (GO_)
  Material Mahogany, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1964-08-11
  Original boat name Marion
  Original country GO_
  Original sail number 014
  Current location unknown


Exporting 5.5's - Cryptic destinations - 10.02.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
During the 1963 Swiss Championships, Willy Lehmann was asked about his next construction plans and he answered to be working on new developments, GO 14 and GO 15, which were going to be exported to North Korea.
Looking back, this was a way of not publicly saying that the boats would be exported to Western Germany.
The GDR had decided not to participate with 5.5's in the 1968 Olympics anymore and then concentrated fully on the Dragon class - and eventually winning Bronze in the Dragon with Paul Borowski, the former top GDR 5.5m sailor at the helm.
So, a few 5.5' were up for sale. In the end, GO 15 and GO 16 took this way and were sold to West Berlin and to Lake Constance respectively.
The German 5.5m Association is searching for ex GO 14. Anyone who can give a hint to it's whereabouts, please place a note.

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5.5 GO 14 "Marion"

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of GO_-014
Sail# Boat name Owner name
GO_-014 "Marion" Volksmarine Stralsund (1964-?)  
GER-061 "Marion" [un known] (?-?)  

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