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Table of details and specifications of SUI-179
  Designer Portier AG (SUI)
  Builders Jürg Weber, Yachtwerft Portier AG, Meilen (SUI)
  Material Cold moulded mahogany
  1st certificate issued 1992-05-27
  Original boat name PO IX
  Original country SUI
  Original sail number 179
  Current location Meilen, Lake of Zurich (SUI)


5.5 SUI 179 "PO IX" - completed in May 1992 - 13.09.2018 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The boat is documented to having been completed on the 15th of May 1992. The first measuring certificate was then issued on the 27th of May 1992. Any additional papers about the boat for the document section of this file will be most welcome.
Pio IX - 13.09.2018 by Brambilla Andrea
About measurement as 5.5 S.I. in 1992 no doubts but… before? Is it viewable?
5.5 SUI 179 "PO IX" - built in 1992 - 13.09.2018 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The Portier boatyard has reconfirmed, that 5.5 SUI 179 was built to the 5.5m Rule, the M.C. in the document section has all relevant details.
The deckshouse & engine came later. The boat was built using wood laminate.
SUI 179 - 13.09.2018 by Brambilla Andrea
Please are you sure Pio IX was originally built as 5.5? Is it a wooden hull?
5.5 SUI 179 - modified - 25.10.2016 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The "PO9" was built as a 5.5m racer and later converted for cruising, hence today featuring a small deckhouse, benches and an engine.

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5.5 SUI 179 - as seen today

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SUI-179
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SUI-179 "PO IX" Juerg Weber (1992-?)  

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