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ANITA

Year1938 summer
International RuleThird Rule
Current Statusgood
Current LocationGluckstadt, Elbe
Current CountryDE
DesignerHenry Rassmussen
BuilderAbeking & Rassmussen
Construction/Hull#3241
Length Overall21.50 m.
Waterline13.95 m.
Beam3.55 m.
Draught2.74 m.
Displacement26 t.
Sail Area197 sq.m.
Constructionwood on steel frames
Enginewithout engine
Original OwnerWalter Rau
Original NameANITA
Original CountryDE
Original HomeportWarnemunde
Original Sail NumberG 2
Websitehttp://www.freundedersyanita.de
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International Third Rule

1938 - 1947 Walter Rau - name: ANITA - home port: Mecklenburg and Warnemunde. Built for the margarine manufacturer and owner of a whaling ship company, Mr. Rau under Abeking & Rasmussen construction number 3241; she was sister ship of Inga. After the war her interior was completely rebuilt by Abeking & Rasmussen

1948 -1952?

1953 Mr. Paulsen (relative of the Rau family) - rig altered to yawl and interiors changed in a cruising version

1954 - 1960 ?? - She was for sale at Abeking & Rasmussen yard

1961 - 1964 Jellrich Rassau (Commodore of the SKO), Alois Kranz and August Schulte They decided to buy Anita and at the same time to establish a group of friends of the yacht; the initiative was successful: SKO born and at present more than four hundred are the members of the association.

1965 Segelkameradschaft Ostsee (Yachting Camaraderie Ostsee) - home port: Gluckstadt The members of the Club sail the yacht in blue waters including an Atlantic crossing in 1992 and visits to the Azores, Iceland, Canada, Madeira, Spitzberg, New York, etc. - the yacht is still without engine but an electric generator

2011 a complete refit of the yacht is in progress at the Danish yard Nils Anderson & Jan Skibstrub, in Gilleleje in Danemark. The restoration of the hull and of the frames, a new layout of the cockpit, new rigging and a new engine are programmed for a total of $250.000. In a two years time, a new rigging conformal to the original is forecasted.

World Chamoionships Results: 2001 in Cowes (America's Cup Jubilee): sixteenth in the Classic division 2008 in Flensburg (Classic 12 Metre World Championship): seventh in the Vintage division.

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