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Table of details and specifications of USA-078
  Designer Britton Chance Jr. (USA)
  Builders Oy Vator, Vator Oy AB. Helsinki (FIN)
  Material Mahogany, carvel planked
  1st certificate issued 1968-07-05
  Original boat name Complex VI
  Original country USA
  Original sail number 078
  Current location Lahden Pursiseura, Lahti, Vesijärvi (FIN)


Location - 17.04.2020 by Matti Muoniovaara
Tara (Complex 6) is not located in Helsinki.
The location is Lahti and the club is Lahden Pursiseura.
FIN-53 - 12.12.2019 by Roope Juhonen
Tara/Complex VI is now in Finland.
ITA 78 - 12.05.2013 by marco bonzanigo
Tara is now in Italy, completely restored and registered as ITA 78
Location of original sail for Complex VI - 28.02.2009 by Rex Howland
I have one of the original sails (US-78)for Complex VI which I received from Dr. Britton Chance.

Rex Howland
FRA 41 - 01.07.2008 by Gurvan Jaouen
She is now sailing as FRA 41, her homeport was a time the "Ile aux Moines" in the Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany.
And she is now for sale, ashore in Le Crouesty harbour...
US-78 - 19.09.2007 by Matti Muoniovaara
Complex VI was built for Dr. Britton Chance and was the last wooden 5.5 metre which Vator built. The last 5.5 metre Vator built was Helena L-31 for NJK (Nyländska Jaktklubben).

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5.5 ITA 78 "Tara" - on Lago di Como

Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of USA-078
Sail# Boat name Owner name
USA-078 "Complex VI" Britton Chance Sr ? (1968-?)  
SUI-104 "Joker III" Thomas Sprecher (1972-?)  
FRA-041 "Tara Fai" R. Branellec (?-?)  
FRA-041 "Tara" Thierry Calage (?-?)  
ITA-078 "Tara" Mariacristina Rapisardi (2013-?)  
FIN-053 "Tara" Not disclosed (2019-?)  

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