Eight Metre "VERANO II" (Snarken)
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sH27 Data sheet
8mS YACHT REGISTER - DATA SHEET sH27 :
Please forward any not listed information and suggested corrections to:ole_ostlund@yahoo.com
General:
First name:                                          “La France”                                  
Other names:                                        Lyn, Erle II
Year laid down:                                     1918
Design:                                                 Johan Anker, drawing date 29-11-1917
Builder:                                                 Anker & Jensen, Asker 1918, yard no. 213
 
Fate/status:                                          Unknown, ended her days in France?
First owner:                                          Joh. H. Aanesen, Kristiania, Norway
Present owner:                        
Present homeport:                    
Other sail no:                                        8 N6
 
Technical data:
Overall length as new:                            13.74 m
Freeboard as new:                                 0.74 m
Sail area as new:                                   96.99 m2
Rating S(1917)                                      8.00
Sail area converted R(1919)                    90.11 m2
Rating R(1919)                                      7.97
Construction:
Engine:
 
Summary, ownership & yacht name:
1918 - 1919                 Joh. H. Aanesen, Kristiania                     “La France”
1919 - 1920                 Jens J. Salvesen, Kristiania                     ”La France”/”Lyn”
1920 - 1921                 Johan Ødegaard, Kristiania                      ”Erle II”
1922                           sold to Sweden
 
Notes and references:
Seilas yachting magazine reports March 24th 1920 that 8mS “La France” is sold by Jo H. Aanesen, Kristiania to Jens J. Salvesen, Kristiania.
Seilas May 19th 1920 reports that La France is being converted to the international R- rule of 1919. New racing sail no. 8N6.
Seilas June 9th 1920 reports that “La France” which is entered to the Olympic Games is named “Lyn”.
8N6 “Lyn” won Silver Medal in the Antwerpen Olympics 1920 8m(new) Class only beaten by 8mR(new) “Sildra”.
Seilas Nov. 3rd 1920 reports “Lyn” 8mR(new) is sold by Jens J. Salvesen til Johan Ødegaard, Kristiania and named “Erle II”.
In 1921 she again races in the 8mS Class.
Seilas 1922, page 71 reports 8mR "Erle 2" is by J. Ødegaard, Kristiania (Oslo) sold to Sweden.
 
(OCO/23.06.2008)


 

8N6 "Lyn" ex sH27 "La France"
Silver Medal in 8mR(new) Class in Antwerpen Olympics 1920

HIGHLIGHTS  
  "VERANO II"
has been given back her name from the first measurement certificate of June 2nd 1920.
Other names: "Siva", "Danseuse", "Fandango II", "Idyll III", "Snarken", "Elcoma", "Snarken".
 
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