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Table of details and specifications of SUI-114
  Designer Britton Chance Jr. (USA)
  Builders E. Sommerfeld, Bootswerft Edmund Sommerfeld, Wentorf (GER)
  Material Vacuum laminated wood
  1st certificate issued 1976-09-10
  Original boat name Joker IV
  Original country SUI
  Original sail number 114
  Current location Uerikon, Lake of Zürich (SUI)


5.5 SUI 114 "Fortissimo II" - on Lake Zürich - 15.04.2022 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The boat is today located on Lake Zürich, in very good condition.
The Chance/Sommerfeld initiative - by Thomas Sprecher - 31.05.2020 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
These boats are sisterboats to a Britton Chance jr. design: Z-114, Z-116, Z-117, Z-118, Z-121, Z-122 and G-21 which later became Z-127.
The form is told to have been built in Switzerland, carried to company Sommerfeld in Northern Germany, back then reknown specialists for laminated hulls. The boats were delivered and finally the form returned.
5.5 SUI 114 - where is she today? - 22.12.2013 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The location of the initial of the 7 sisterboats built to a Britton Chance jr. design by the Sommerfeld boatyard in the 70's, is not known. Who can help?

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5.5 SUI 114 - Lake of Zürich

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SUI-114
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SUI-114 "Joker IV" Thomas Sprecher (1976-1981)  
SUI-114 "Blue Moon" Not disclosed (1981-1982)  
SUI-114 "Fortissimo II" Kurt Sieber (1982-1988)  
SUI-114 "Fortissimo II" Hugo Fierz (1988-2000)  
SUI-114 "Fortissimo II" Jürg Hasler (2000-2021)  

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