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Table of details and specifications of SUI-001
  Designer Henri Copponex (SUI)
  Builders A. Winkler, Winkler Werft, Küsnacht (SUI)
  Material Mahogany, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1951
  Original boat name Carolina
  Original country SUI
  Original sail number 001
  Current location Boat lost; destroyed by fire, 1964


5.5 Z 1 - first owner Ch. Henssler - 31.05.2020 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Mark Schürch had, after visiting a 5.5mR regatta abroad, initiated the building of the sisters Z 1 (Ch. Henssler, Zürich), Z 2 (M. Schürch) & Z 3 (Anwander, Zürich).
Information - 17.09.2007 by Sebastien Schmidt
The 5.5 begun in Switzerland from the german part of the country, because even if Copponex is from Geneva, the local club(s) were not very positive with this new class ! First 5.5 design of Henri Copponex. Minimum displacement and max. sail area. 17 drawings are available for consultation at Le Musee du Leman, ref. HC004, HC026, HC041, HC043, HC044, HC066, HC067, HC071, HC077, HC106, HC112, HC022, HC027, HC003, HC023, HC084, HC119. Has been transformed for cruising (roof). Boat destroyed by fire on 23.03.1964 in Port Nid du Cro, Neuchatel.

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5.5 SUI - 001

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SUI-001
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SUI-001 "Carolina" Ch. Henssler (1951-1953)  
SUI-001 "Casse-Cou" M. Wermelinger (1953-?)  
SUI-001 "Casse Cou" Eugène Munari, Yacht Club Bielersee (1955-1964)  

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