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SWISSMADE

Year1984
International RuleThird R. AC others
DesignerJean Grobety
Length Overall19.60 m.
Waterline13.75 m.
Beam3.95 m.
Draught2.70 m.
Sail Area162 sq.m.
Original OwnerAss. Suisse pour ?La Coupe de l?America?
Original NameSWISSMADE
Original Country
Owner Details & History

A Swiss project not built. Following the 1983 Match, in Switzerland, the "Association Suisse pour la Coupe de l'America" was established in 1984. Jean Grobety, a dentist from Geneva and successful designer of 5.5m I.R. and 6m I.R. boats, was requested to draft two projects for a Swiss challenger for the America's Cup. Swissmade is an improved version of Helvetia. She was never built.


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