Eight Metre "VERANO II" (Snarken)
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  "VERANO II" OWNERS AND SKIPPERS
  RULES HISTORY
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  8mS REGISTER
  => sH38 Data sheet
  => sH37 Data sheet
  => sH36 Data sheet
  => sH35 Data sheet
  => sH34 Data sheet
  => sH33 Data sheet
  => sH32 Data sheet
  => sH31 Data sheet
  => sH30 Data sheet
  => sH29 Data sheet
  => sH28 Data sheet
  => sH27 Data sheet
  => sH26 Data sheet
  => sH25 Data sheet
  => sH24 Data sheet
  => sH23 Data sheet
  => sH22 Data sheet
  => sH21 Data sheet
  => 8mS "Vela"
  => 8mS "Inger Edel"
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sH32 Data sheet
8mS YACHT REGISTER - DATA SHEET sH32 :
Please forward any not listed information and suggested corrections to: ole_ostlund@yahoo.com
General:
First name, GKSS:                           “Borgila” race sailing no. sH20
Name:                                              "Sif" , racing no sH 32 
Other names:                                    Solgang, Hawaii 4, Falken,
       Gluntan, Constantina, Miranda, N.N.
Year laid down:                                 1918
Design:                                            C.O.Liljegren, Sweden
Builder:                                            G.R.Liljegren, Gothenburg, Sweden
 
Fate/status:                                      Not sailing, under restoration by owner.
First owner:                                       GKSS, Gothenburg, Sweden
Present owner:                                  Einar Husby
Present homeport:                             Stathelle, Norway
Other sail no:                                    sH 20, 8 N14
 
Technical data:
Overall length as new:                        12.74 m  
Freeboard as new:                             0.76 m
Sail area as new:                               92.83
Rating:                                              7.96                        
Construction:                                     Pine, lead keel
Engine:                                             Installed
 
Summary, ownership & yacht name:
1918                                    GKSS, Gothenburg, Sweden                 ”Borgila”
1918                                    H. Haraldsen, Skien, Norway                 ”Sif”
1925                                    Rolf Arentz-Hansen, Oslo
1927                                    R.Ugelstad, Oslo                                  “Solgang”
1935                                    Arthur Bossom, Oslo                            “Hawaii 4”
1937                                    Ole Bergesen, Stavanger                       “Falken”
                                                                                                                                   
1949                                    Sigval Bergersen O.S., Stavanger           “Miranda”
1954 – 1958 -                       Erik Sörum, Oslo                                   ”N.N.”
    1972                                Per Gotaas, Oslo                                  "Miranda"
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2007 – 2009                         Carl Georg Tsigakis, Kristiansand          “Sif”
2009 -                                  Einar Husby, Stathelle
 
Notes and references:
In 1917 Scandinavian Sailing Federation (SSF) decided to move the Kattegat Cup to the new 8mS Class. Rules laid down for the Kattegat Cup stated all competing yachts to be designed and constructed in the country they represent. 

In 1918 Mr. H.Haraldsen, Skien, Norway ordered an 8mS yacht with G.R.Liljegren in Gothenburg, Sweden based upon design by C.O.Liljegren, Sweden. It was mutual understanding that the yacht should represent GKSS, Sweden in the 1918 Kattegat Cup races. She was given the name “Borgila” and racing sail no. sH20.
Ref; Seilas yachting magazine no 6 of March 3rd 1918, reports on page 47 that shipowner H. Haraldsen,Skien has under construction in Gothenburg, one 8mS yacht designed by C.O.Liljegren.

However, she did not start in the Kattegat Cup 1918. Contenders where sH 23 Ariadne representing Denmark and sH 25 Apache representing Norway.
H.Haraldsen a late relative of Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway, named her Sif With sail no. sH32
In 1920 she was converted to the new international R-rule of 1919 with racing sail no.8 N14. In 1921 she is again racing in the separate 8mS-Class. In 1925 she is listed under the unified R(1907) and S(1917)  Class. In 1935 her sail area was cut back to 70 m2. 

KNS yacht register 1972 has sH32 "Miranda" with owner Per Gotaas, Oslo.
KNS yacht register 1974 - 1984 not found.
 
(OCO/rev. 22-07-2008)
Rev. 26-11-2009
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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