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SKEAF IV

Year1910
International RuleFirst Rule
Current Statusbroken up?
Current Locationunknown
Current Countryunknown
DesignerG. Barg
BuilderActien Gessel Neptun (Rostok)
Construction/Hull#307
Length Overall18.7 m. (A.G. Neptun records)
Waterline12.99 m. (A.G. Neptun records)
Beam3.52 m. (A.G. Neptun records)
Draught2.20 m. (A.G. Neptun records)
Sail Area126.17 sq.m. (1937) - 140.40 sq.m. (1947)
Constructionwood on steel frames
Original OwnerHenry Horn
Original NameSKEAF IV
Other NamesSterna (1914)-Freya (1919)-Copeja (1929) Emmeline (1935)-Maid of Astolat (1947) Cymbeline (1948)-Gift of the Wind (1966)
Original CountryDE
Original HomeportSchleswig
Original Sail NumberE 5
Other Sail NumbersRORC no. 463
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International First Rule.

1910 - 1912 Consul Henry Horn - name: Skeaf IV - home port: Schleswig (Germany).

1913 - 1915 M.me Van de Poll - new name: Sterna - home port: Haarlem (Holland).

1916 - 1918 ?

1919 - 1928 C.P.J. Stam Junior - new name: Freya - home port: Amsterdam (Netherlands).

From 1921: Koog a/d Zan.

1928 - 1933 Jan Jacob Van Rietschofen Jr - new name: Copeja - home port: Rotterdam (Netherlands). Jan Jacob was the father of Cornelius Van Reischoten, the winner with Flyer of the 1977/78 Whitbread Round the World Race.

1934 ?

1935 - 1937 Flying Officer G.R. Canavan - new name: Emmeline - home port: Southampton and Portsmouth (Great Britain). Rig altered before 1935 to Bermudan cutter.

1938 - 1946 Mrs. Elaine Hamer - new name Maid Of Astolat - home port: Southampton (Great Britain).

1947 - 1954 Dr. J.P. Leckie - new name from 1948: Cymbeline - home port: Southampton (Great Britain). RORC rating 1951: 49 26.

1955 - 1956 Heirs of the late Dr. Leckie.

1957 - 1958 Raymond Richards. Engine installed in 1957.

1959 - 1961 Colin A.G. Campbell - home port: Hamble (Great Britain).

1962 - 1963 Belsize Boat Yard, Ltd. - home port: Southampton (Great Britain).

1963 - 1964 Eric I. II. Ward - home port: Littlehampton (Great Britain) Re-powered 1964.

1965 Michael C.G. Ward. Sold to Germany.

1966 - 1969 Tana Kaleya, Salzburg - new name: Gift Of The Wind.

1969 - 1970 Tana Kaleya Coty & Co.

1970 - 1972 Tana Kaleya.

After 1973 Unknown.


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