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Class:International 6 Metre
Sail no:NED28Home port:Jachthaven Muiderzand
Year designed:1928Country:Netherlands
Year built:1928Current Status:Completely renovated, measured for regatta sailing
Designed by:Bertil Bothén
Built by:Holms Yachtvarv, Gamleby, Sweden

Rig: Fractional
Construction: Mahogany on oak, teak deck


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LWL:7.35mTrim tab:No
Beam:2.05mWings on keel:No
Draft:1.60mL (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:64.3 sq.m.sq.m.n 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: 2007; Current owner: Kees de Ruiter;
Current location: Muiderzand, The Netherlands

Year: 2004-2007; Previous sail no: N88; Previous owner: Carlos Duarte; Previous location: Tønsberg, Oslofjord, Norway
Year: -2004; Previous sail no: S34; Previous owner: Sture Ytterberg; Previous location: Saltsjøbaden Stockholm, Sweden

Year: 1928; Previous name: Babsen

Restorations & Modifications:

YearName, Address of restorerDetails
08/09Rexwinkel\'s JachtwerfNew teak deck, flush hatches fore and aft, hull ring frames fore and aft mast. Aluminum mast renovated by Neutmast. New sails
08Rexwinkel\'s JachtwerfSmall engine added
07/08Rexwinkel\'s JachtwerfRepair/replacement of c.30 beams, the lead separated from the keel, new keel bolts, new rudder and bow, improvements in the planking


\'\'Use this section to note any anecdotes, successes, etc. or add any notes\'\'

Zephyr (original name Babsen) was built together with Ramona (GER 67 Bodensee) with the receipts from a lottery, apparently with the purpose to add new 6mR\'s to the Swedish fleet.

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Sources & References

Use this section to note any web resources or published references to this boat

  • Article from the Sailer's Magazine of 10 May 1928;
  • Website of Zephyr link);

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Page last modified on Monday 06 of June, 2011 10:05:34 UTC by Kees.