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Table of details and specifications of SWE-063
  Designer Håkan Södergren (SWE)
  Builders L. Bergström, B&R Mast & Rigging (USA), Paul A. Lindenberg, P. A. Lindenberg, Florida (USA), Sven-O. Ridder, B&R Mast & Rigging (USA)
  Material GRP
  1st certificate issued 1981-03-20
  Original boat name Kungsörnen
  Original country SWE
  Original sail number 063
  Current location Rostock (MYCR), Baltic Sea (GER)


5.5 GER 112 "Kungsörnen" - in Rostock next - 20.03.2021 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
This superb Hakan Södergren design, will be moved to her new homeport of Rostock, in April. The new owners will give her an above the waterline cosmetic upgrade and a revised below the waterline racing finish, to prepare her for future regattas.
5.5 GER 112 - Refit done in Berlin - 10.05.2020 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The boat had arrived at VSaW, in Berlin for summer sailing and has seen a bit of TLC. Plus, exchanging halyards, lines, blocks & cleats, taking out overaged bailers, installing a new barney post and revising the runner system. She is featuring her original Bergström & Ridder rigg! For those not knowing, Lars Bergström and Sven-Olof Ridder were the inventors of the WINDEX indicators. Suitable racing sails have been chosen. The German Class Association is looking for a sailor to take over and return her to active racing.
5.5 GER 112 "Pink" - future use - 19.03.2020 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Once difficulties for organizing regattas and limitations to travel are overcome, this boat will be joining the German Fleet for racing and will also gradually go through a renovation process.
5.5 NED 28 history - reconfirmed by Mikkel Thommesen 7th July 2008 - 08.07.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The boat was indeed NOR 41 and was bought from Sweden. It belonged to various Norwegians, John S Platou and Erik Wiik-Hansen among them. The boat sank at least once, but was rescued and sailed later. I know she was designed by J Håkan Södergren.
Best regards
Data transfer - Note from Seb Schmidt - 08.07.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
Unsure infos, to be completed - 29.06.2008 by Site Administrator
Current sources :
- 5.5 dutch fleet website (
- notes received from Frits Kruyt, Nov.2007.
Built in Florida - 28.02.2008 by Jens Busch
Kungsörnen was built in Florida by Paul Lindenberg with Lars Bergström (Bergström&Ridder) in charge and designing the rigg. She was shipped to Bahamas for the World´s in 1981 and then home to Sweden. Sold to Norway where she was sunk. (This all confirmed by the designer Håkan Södergren)
S-63 / Sold to Norway - and lost - 17.02.2008 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
The boat was the first and possibly last 5.5 made in GRP, ever built in Sweden. she was sold to Norway and eventually lost; circumstances unknown, so far.

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5.5 GER 112 "Kungsörnen" - racing to 4th place in its class

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of SWE-063
Sail# Boat name Owner name
SWE-063 "Kungsörnen" Carl-Ake Wastesson (1981-?)  
NOR-041 "Kungsörnen" John S. Platou (1984-?)  
NOR-041 "Kungsörnen" Erik Wiik-Hansen (?-?)  
NOR-041 "Kungsörnen" Carlos Duarte (?-2002)  
NED-028 "Mindlift" Luc Sala (2002-2020)  
GER-112 "Pink" Not disclosed (2020-2021)  
GER-112 "Kungsörnen" Owners G. Borgwardt, P. Lehmann, O. Severin (2021-?)  

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