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JENETTA

Year1939 May
International RuleThird Rule
Current Statusto be refitted
DesignerAlfred Mylne & Co.
BuilderBute Slip Dock Co., Ltd.
Construction/Hull#395
Length Overall21.70 m.
Waterline14.17 m.
Beam3.66 m.
Draught2.74 m.
Sail Area159 sq.m.
Constructionwood on steel frames
Original OwnerSir William P. Burton
Original NameJENETTA
Original CountryGB
Original HomeportIpswich
Original Sail NumberK 1
Other Sail NumbersKC 1
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International Third Rule

1939 - ? Sir William P. Burton - name: Jenetta - home port: Ipswich (Great Britain). Rig: bermudan sloop. She was the fourth and last Twelve to be owned by Sir William Burton after Noresca, Veronica and Marina. 1939 was Vim's season and it is difficult to say how Jenetta was performing. Around mid season she was considered, together with Tomahawk to be part of the best English pair. In the season she entered 38 races and won 1 first, 9 seconds and 10 thirds.

1946 - 1947 L.J. Clements. Converted to auxiliary Bermudan sloop as engine installed in

1947. 1948 - 1952 A.W. Steven. She entered the handicap races successfully. Her owner was more than 80 years old. 1953 Estate of the late A.W. Steven.

1953 - 1958 F.W., D.P. Mrs. & V.M. Urry - home port: Vancouver, BC (Canada). In 1957 rig altered to auxiliary ketch, sail area 159 sq.m. Re-powered in 1959. Yacht may have used Sail number KC 1 (probably, although not officially issued).

1959 - 1962 F.W. Urry. 1963 - 1971 F.W. Urry & V.M. (Mrs.) Urry. 1972 - 1975 Mrs. V.W.M. Urry. 1976 Disappeared from the Lloyd's Register.

1985 - 2009 Tom Holmes - home port South Burnaby, BC (Canada). Jenetta is moored at Lake Pitt, close to Vancouver, floating but in very bad condition; she is for sale since a few years.

2009 (November) Oliver Berking - the yacht was found submerged in Pitt Lake, Vancouver, BC. Sections of the yacht have been shipped to Flensburg (Germany) at the Robbe & Berking Classic Shipyard where she will be rebuilt.


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