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BRAND IV

Year1909
International RuleFirst Rule
Current Statusbroken up?
DesignerJohan Anker
Design / Project#82
BuilderAnker & Jensen
Length Overall18.67 m.
Waterline11.99 m.
Beam3.49 m.
Sail Area243 sq.m. reduced to 187 sq.m. (1926)
Constructionwood
Original OwnerDr. R. Van Rees
Original NameBRAND IV
Other NamesIsla II (1912)-Dora III (1917)-Brand IV (1921)-Ragna III (1932)-Elmari (1936)- Solveig I (1953)
Original CountryNL
Original HomeportAmsterdam
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International First Rule.

1909 - 1911 Dr. R. Van Rees - name: Brand IV - home port: Amsterdam (Netherlands). She was the first Norwegian Twelve designed and built by Johan Anker and the one which brought him celebrity. The project was designed for Anker himself and later sold to Van Rees. The mast was not built by the yard but in England. It was shipped from Liverpool with the steamer Edith. On her way she collided with another.


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