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CYRA

Year1909 May
International RuleFirst Rule
Current Statusbroken up?
Current Locationunknown
Current Countryunknown
DesignerAlfred Mylne & Co.
Design / Project#164
BuilderAlexander Robertson & Sons (Sandbank)
Length Overall18.47 m.
Waterline12.27 m.
Beam3.40 m.
Draught2.48 m.
Sail Area195 sq.m. (1909) - 200 sq.m. (1915) - 243 sq.m. (1924)
Constructionwood on steel frames
Original OwnerA.F. Sharman-Crawford
Original NameCYRA
Other NamesLucella (1926) - Cyra (1927) - Elfe II (1937) - Elsa (1947)
Original CountryGB
Original HomeportGreenock
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International First Rule

1909 - 1910 A.F. Sharman-Crawford - name: Cyra - home port: Greenock (Great Britain). Construction: wood on steel frames; topside in planked Honduras mahogany; bottom in pitchpine; mast in Washington spruce. She was supplied ex sails for 1,520. In the 1909 racing season she had out of 32 entries: 6 firsts, 5 seconds and 1 third; 1910 season: 24 entries and just 1 third.

1911 - 1922 J.S. Highfield. From 1915 to 1921 registered in Lloyd's Register as "formerly Int. Rating Class 12 Metres" From 1922 registered and remeasured as 12 Metre I.R.

1923 J.R. Piper - according to Burnham Yacht Club she raced for the last time in 1923

1923 - 1924 T.A. Roberts.

1925 - 1926 C.E. Nicholson - new name from 1926: Lucella - home port from 1926: Greenock (Great Britain). From 1926 registered as "formerly Int. Rating Class 12 Metres"; altered to Bermudian yawl, sail area: 177.09 sq.m.; a 4 cylinder petrol engine installed the same year.

1927 - 1932 Col. E.J. Hollway - new name: Cyra. Re-powered in 1927 - altered from cutter to yawl in 1930.

1933 - 1934 Frits Johannsen - home port: Copenhagen (Denmark) and Antibes (France).

1935 - 1936 Mrs. R.E. Pascal - home port: Cannes (France).

1937 - 1938 Maurice Harlachol - new name Elfe II - home port: Cannes (France). Remeasured as 12 Metre I.R.

1938 - 1946 ?

1947 - 1955 Joseph Regis - new name: Elsa - home port: Marseille (France).

1956 Disappeared from the Lloyd's Register.


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