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IYRUNA

Year1927 May
International RuleSecond Rule
Current Locationunknown
Current Countryunknown
DesignerCharles E. Nicholson
BuilderCamper & Nicholson Ltd. - constr. no. 349
Construction/Hull#349
Length Overall20.49 m.
Waterline12.95 m.
Beam3.64 m.
Draught2.57 m.
Sail Area191 sq.m. (1927) - 164 sq.m. (1937) - 121 sq.m. (1948)
Constructionwood on steel frames
Original OwnerSir William P. Burton
Original NameIYRUNA
Original CountryGB
Original HomeportPortsmouth
Original Sail NumberK 11
Owner Details & History

Built according to International Second Rule

1927 - 1930 Sir. William P. Burton - name Iyruna (construction name Euna) - home port: Colchester and Portsmouth (Great Britain). Rig: Bermudan cutter. William P. Burton, who in that year was President of YRA, named this yacht as an anacronym to commemorate the fact that North American Yacht Racing Union (NAYRU) had been formed and had finally joined the International Yacht Racing Union (IYRU). Her cost was ? 4,800. She was a boat for light winds. Her hull was painted green. Sir Burton had already owned the 12m Noresca and he will also own the Twelves Veronica, Marina and Jenetta. In the 1929 Cowes Week she was fourth overall with one first, behind Mouette, Moyana and Rhona.

1931 - 1934 Glynn Terell. - In 1932 she was fifth overall out of 26 starts and 2 firsts, 5 seconds and 1 third. In 1933 she was forth out 43 entries and she had 6 firsts, 9 seconds and 4 thirds. In 1934 she was second on the last race for Twelves in Burnham-on-Crouch but she was last in the season overall and out of 19 starts she had 1 first, 1 second and 1 third. 1935 C.E.A. Hartridge. - She is last overall in the season with 1 third and 2 thirds.

1936 Camper & Nicholson, Ltd.

1937 - 1947 N.F. Adeney. In 1937 altered to auxiliary Bermudan cutter. 4 cyl. petrol engine installed. Sail area reduced.

1947 - 1952 F. Clarkson. Re-powered in 1947.

1952 Mrs. F. Dobbs - home port: Caernarvon (Great Britain).

1953 - 1959 J.Aanthony J. Boyden - home port: Portsmouth. Engine out. RORC rating: 50 76.

1959 Belsize Boat Yard, Ltd. 1960 - 1962 Norman H. Woods - home port: Poole (Great Britain).

1962 - 1963 G.H. Verner & P.N. Hallowes.

1964 - 1965 Thomas C. Bullock - home port: Poole and Hamble (Great Britain).

1966 Disappeared from the Lloyd's Register.


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