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Victory of Burnham


Class:International 12 Metre Rule: Third metre rule (AC)
Sail no:K21Home port:Essex
Year designed:1982Country:United Kingdom
Year built:1982Current Status:for sale - see Ocean Yacht/; link),%20Daysailer/Weekender,%20Racer&boat_id=1099306&checked_boats=1099306&slim=quick&Ns=DAll_make%7C0%3BDAll_model%7C0&N=2285+945&sm=3&luom=126&currencyid=100&cit=true
Designed by:Edward Dubois
Built by:William Souter & Son

Rig: d/k
Construction: Aluminium, Diesel


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LWL:d/kTrim tab:Yes
Beam:3.80mWings on keel:Yes
Draft:2.96mL (Measured):d/k
Luff (A) IRC (P):d/kDate of last measurement certificate:d/k
Fore triangle (J):d/kMeasurer:d/k
Foot (B) IRC (E):d/kIRC Rating:d/k
Sail area:d/kn year:d/k


This section records what is known about the past history of the boat.
Complete one row for each change of name, sail number, location and/or owner and the year in which the change(s) occurred. The current owner is not displayed unless permission has been given.

Year acquired: 2005; Current owner: Not displayed

Year: 1993; Previous name: Victory 82; Previous owner: Roy Hart ;Previous location: Falmouth, UK
Year: 1982; Previous name: Victory 82; Previous owner: Victory Syndicate (Peter de Savary) ;Previous location: Burnham on Crouch, UK

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Built as British contender for the 1983 America's Cup. However, although the sponsor decided to build a new 12m. designed by Ian Howlett, Victory 83 with wings, it was considered that K21 (Victory of Burnham) was the faster boat. Victory came 3rd in Jubilee Regatta 2001 and in her last 3 races she gained : 2nd, 2nd, 1st

Oxford Blue aluminium hull, traditional fin, trim tab & rudder shape (no wings), white aluminium superstructure, 6 x berths in open plan area with 1.90m headroom, 24.12 tons displacement, lead ballast, no windows but Lewmar hatches, twin wheel steering, 1 x 60 gall. fuel tank

Very basic open plan racing interior with 6 x berths, pine slats, 1.90m headroom, small galley with 2 x burner hob, heads. Cobalt 3/4 Bermudan, aluminium mast, Cobalt aerofoiled standing rigging, running rigging inc. new Dyneema spinnaker guys, mainsail reefing system for Dacron main, rope and hydraulic backstay adjustment, 9 x Lewmar winches

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