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Table of details and specifications of SWE-014
  Designer Stig Tiedeman (SWE)
  Builders Moronäsvarvet, Saltsjöbaden (SWE)
  Material Mahogany, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1952
  Original boat name Koala
  Original country SWE
  Original sail number 014
  Current location Near Örebro, Mälaren (SWE)


5.5 S-14 "Koala" - Info from the Swedish Maritime Museum - 11.11.2009 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Plans of 5.5 S-14 are available at the Swedish Maritime Museum; this report from Malin Joakimson:

We have a large collection of plans made by Tiedemann. There are two designs made by Tiedemann for 5,5 metre yachts in 1951 in the collection. They are the only two 5,5 yachts in his collection.

In our database ( they have the accession numbers: 2000:8:37 and 2000:8:89.

No 37 have the measurements 9,76 meter in length and 1,93 meters beam. Sail area 28,99 square meters. In total 9 plans.

No 89 are only two plans, not a finished design and there are no measurements on them.

5.5 SWE 14 / boat believed to be found - 22.07.2009 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The boat found near Örebro is told to have been built in or near Stockholm in 1952. As all other Swedish 5.5's with such parameters are already allocated, the final match is with SWE 14; hence the addition of pictures and ownership data. Anyone having more information and pictures of SWE 14 in the time between 1952 and 2002, please add such here.
Cabin - 08.07.2008 by Jens Busch
This boat got a cabin in early years. In the 60´s the Rudberg family sailed her on their summer vacations, mostly in the Stockholm arcipelago. I was lucky to know them and has sailed the boat a lot.

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5.5 GER 63 "Charlotta" - in desperate state

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SWE-014
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SWE-014 "Koala" Sölve Adamsson (1952-1959)  
SWE-014 "Koala" E. Stenberg (1960-1963)  
SWE-014 "Koala" S. Sjöbeck (1964-?)  
SWE-014 "Koala" Lasse & Ulla Rudberg (1965-?)  
SWE-014 "Jasmine" Not disclosed (?-?)  
SWE-014 "Koala" . Lundvall (1973-?)  
GER-063 "Charlotta" Henning Buitkamp (2001-?)  

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