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DORIS

Year1925 June
International RuleSecond Rule
Current Statusconverted to houseboat
Current Locationunknown
Current Countryunknown
DesignerCharles E. Nicholson
BuilderCamper & Nicholson, Ltd.
Construction/Hull#334
Length Overall16.30 m. (not homogeneous measurement)
Waterline11.99 m.
Beam3.76 m.
Draught2.57 m.
Constructionwood on steel frames
Original OwnerFrederick Last
Original NameDORIS
Original CountryGB
Original HomeportPortsmouth, England
Original Sail NumberK 2
Other Sail NumbersF 1
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International Second Rule

1925 Frederick Last - name: DORIS - home port: Portsmouth (Great Britain) - rig: cutter

1926 - 1928 T.O.M. Sopwith - rig altered to Bermudan cutter

1929 - 1934 Louis Bruguet - home port: Le Havre (France)

1935 - 1949 H.A. Holdsworth - home port: Portsmouth and Southampton (Great Britain) - engine installed in 1935 - in 1936 rg altered in Auxiliary Bermudan cutter.

1950 Runnegar Estates Lt. 1951 disappeared from Lloyd's Register. She was said to have been converted to a houseboat There is little record on Doris. It seems that she was not a very successful boat and, although entering in several regattas, her results were only good from time by time. I.E. she was by far the last Twelve classified in the 1926 Cowes Week. We found her classified under M. Louis Breguet ownership: in 1929, she entered the "Regates de Deauville" with a third place overall and the "Regates du Havre" where she dismasted. Previously, Mr Breguet had increased the lest and the draft obtaining better performances in light winds. We found her classified under M. Louis Breguet ownership: in 1932 she entered in four races with no results; in 1933 she was in Norway for the KNS Jubileums Regatta, with no results and at the end of the same year she is second to last with 13 starts and 1 first


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