Eight Metre "VERANO II" (Snarken)
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  8mS REGISTER
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  => 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
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sH37 Data sheet

8mS YACHT REGISTER - DATA SHEET sH37 :

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General:
First name:                        "Koh-i-Noor"
                       
Other names:                           
Year laid down:                   1919
Design:                              Johan Anker, Norway, drawing date 27-09-1918
Builder:                              Anker & Jensens, Vollen, Asker, Norway, yard no 225
 
Fate/status:                       Unknown
First owner:                        Mathias Christophersen, Tönsberg, Norway
Present owner:                        
Present homeport:                    
Other sail no:                      8N15
 
Technical data:
Overall length as new:          13.80 m 
Freeboard as new:                0.74 m
Sail area as new:                 98.32 m2
Rating S(1917):                    7.93
Freeboard R(1919):               0.77 m
Sail area R(1919):                 94.18 m2
Rating R (1919):                   7.97
Construction:                      
Engine:
 
Summary, ownership & yacht name:
1919 - 1920                Mathias Christophersen, Tönsberg                 “Koh-i-Noor”
1921 - 1927                Herman Berntsen, Naveröd, Tönsberg
1927 - 1932                Sören Berntsen, Tönsberg
1933 - 1935                Arild Bache, Sarpsborg
1935 -                        Rasmus Mourstad, Bergen
     1938                     Hans Bang, Oslo
1949 - 1957                H. K. Klemetsen, Bekkelaget, Oslo
1958 -                        Gunnar Rölla, Vestfossen
 
 
Notes and references:
In 1920 converted to the new international R-rule of 1919 given racing sail no 8N 15. In 1921 returned to the 8mS-Class together with other converted 8mS yachts.
 
Seilas yachting magazine of April 6th 1921 reports that 8mR “Koh-i-Noor” by Mathias Christophersen, Tönsberg is sold to Herman Berntsen, Tönsberg.
Seilas 1927, no 18, page 144 reports “Koh-i-Noor”, 8m(old) by Herman Berntsen, Tönsberg is sold to Sören Berntsen.
Seilas 1935, page 120 reports 8m “Koh-i-Noor” by Arild Bache, Sarpsborg is sold to Rasmus Mourstad, Bergen.
Seilas 1938,no 11, page 84 have Koh-i-Noor” with homeport Dronningen, Oslo and owner Hans Bang.
 
KNS register of yachts 1927-1928, 1929-1930, 1931-1932, have listed sH37 “Koh-i-Noor” with owner Sören Berntsen, Tönsberg.
KNS register of yachts 1933-1934 has “Koh-i-Noor” with owner Arild A. Bache, Sarpsborg.
KNS register of yachts 1935-1936 has “Koh-i-Noor” with owner R. Mourstad, Bergen.
KNS register of yachts 1947 has not listed “Koh-i-Noor”.
KNS register of yachts 1949, 1951, 1954, 1956 have listed sH37 “Koh-i-Noor” with owner H. K. Klemetsen, Bekkelaget. Her sail area is cut back to 57 m2.
KNS register of yachts 1958 has sH37 “Koh-i-Noor” with owner Gunnar Rölla, Vestfossen.
 
Lloyds register of yachts 1924 has listed “Koh-i-noor” 1919 with owner Herman Berntsen, Naveröd.
Loyds register of yachts 1952 has not “Koh-i-noor” listed.
 
 OCO/14-07-2008
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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