8mS YACHT REGISTER - DATA SHEET sH23 :
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First name: “Ariadne”
Year laid down: 1918
Design: A. von Lindholm, Denmark
Builder: Orlogsværftet, København, Denmark
First owner: Baron Otto Reedtzhott, Denmark
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Summary, ownership & yacht name:
1918 - Baron Otto Reedtzhott sH23 “Ariadne”
Notes and references:
Scandinavian Sailing Federation (SSF) decided in 1917 to move the Kattegat Cup from the First Rule 8mR (1907 rule) Class to the Modified First Rule 8mS (1917 rule) Class.
sH23 “Ariadne” was not ready to start in the Kattegat Cup 1918, however, she represented K.D.Y. Denmark in the Kattegat Cup 1919. Winner of the Kattegat Cup in both 1918 and 1919 was sH5 “Apache”, owner Magnus Konow representing KNS, Norway. Challenger in 1918 was sH32 “Sif”representing G.K.S.S., Sweden under the name “Borgila”.
It is presently not known if “Ariadne” was converted to the new R-rule of 1919.
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