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NORESCA

Year1924
International RuleSecond Rule
Current Locationsunk off Oland island (Sweden)
DesignerJohan Anker
BuilderAnker & Jensen
Length Overall20.60 m.
Waterline12.67 m.
Beam3.84 m.
Draught1.98 m.
Sail Area201 sq.m.
Original OwnerR.G. Perry
Original NameNORESCA
Other NamesDreamchild (1929) - Faraway (1935) - Noresca (1937)
Original CountryGB
Original HomeportHarwich
Original Sail NumberK 9
Other Sail NumbersN 13
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International Second Rule

1924 R.G. Perry - name: NORESCA - home port: Harwich - she was said to be sister ship of Figaro IV 1924 Sir William Burton

1925 - 1929 F.G. Mitchell & R. Ellis Brown In 1925 she had a very good season with Capt. Edward Heard as professional skipper (he had a good reputation as a dashing tactician and for taking risks); she had 17 firsts, 3 seconds and 4 thirds

1929 - 1932 J.R. Govett - new name: DREAMCHILD (1929) and NORESCA (1930)

1933 - 1934 Corbett W. Woodall - home port: London - sail area cut down

1935 - 1936 R.S. Loewenstein - new name: FARAWAY - home port: Brussels 1936 Johan Anker - new name: NORESCA - home port: Asker (Norway) - new sail number: N 13

1936 - 1953 Th. Johnsen - new name: NORESCA - home port: Oslo In the late 1940s, together with Sanata, Diva and Norsaga, she took part to the Twelves regattas organised by KNS 1954 disappeared from Lloyd's Register

1968 - 1970 Harald Bredo Eriksen - home port: Oslo  sold to Sweden and sunk off Oland island, near Stockolm


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