8mS YACHT REGISTER - DATA SHEET 8mS “Vela” :
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First name: "Vela"
Year laid down: 1919
Design: L. K. Jacobsen, Bergen
Builder: Vela Baatbyggeri, Damnsgaard, Bergen, Norway
First owner: Sverre Schjött, Bergen, Norway
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Construction: Pine, iron keel, (spissgatter)
Summary, ownership & yacht name:
1919 - Sverre Schjøtt, Bergen ”Vela”
Notes and references:
Seilas yachting magazine April 23rd 1919, page 79 reports about two 8mS to be constructed at Vela Baatbyggeri, Damnsgaard, Bergen, designed by the yardowner Engineer L. K.Jacobsen. Both yachts are ordered to Bergen and to be built in pine with iron keels (en spissgatter og en hekkbaat).
KNS yacht register 1920 Class 1 (S-1917 rule) has listed 8mS “Vela” constructed at Vela Baatbyggeri, Bergen, 1919, owner Sverre Schjøtt, Bergen. No technical data nor sail no are given.