|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
37ft. UNDELL CLASS, 22 SQUARE METRE RACING YACHT, designed by Knud Reimers and buuilt in 1961 for Chicago Yachtsman Byron Morril. Number five of eleven built.
Overall Length: 37ft (11.25m) :: Waterline: 27ft. (8.35) :: Beam: 6ft 4ins. (1.9m) :: Draught: 4ft. 6ins. (1.38m) :: Displacement: 2.5 tonnes
Engine: none :: Designer: Knud Reimers :: Builder: Kungsor Boatyard, Sweden :: Location: Cornwall
Sail: Bermudian Metre Rig :: Berths: none :: Year: 1961 :: Price: £15,000
HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:
The Skerry Cruiser is Sweden´s contribution to the world of sailing. They are a fast and elegant racing yacht of which over 1200 have been built since the advent of the rule in 1908.
The rule of the Square Metre Yachts was applied by the Swedish Sailing Association in 1908 and revised in 1925. A boat design suited for racing as well as pleasure was required for the Swedish skerries by combining a suitable interior space with a significant sail area. The class rule is a construction rule where all boats have their individual design but the sail area is limited and defines the size of the individual boat.
The Undell Class was developed by the Chicago Yacht Club as a one-design 22 Square Metre. The boat was designed by Knud Reimers in 1953 in hopes of reducing the galloping prices of new boats. PATRIOT was built at the respected Kungsor Boatyard, Sweden.
Eleven boats were built. PATRIOT is number U5. The design with long overhangs and low freeboard are distinct features associated with the square meters.
Built in 1961, with the Yard number U-5,(S-333) for Byron Morril of Chicago and originally named GLADYS she was renamed VALKIRIE in 1964 and PATRIOT in 2003. Fully restored to racing specification at Mashfords Boat Yard, Plymouth in 2010. Raced in class in Sweden later that year.
Former owners include:
Byron Morril 1961-1964
John Bergan M.D. 1964-1976
Peter McKinney M.D. 1976-1978
Gray Grolle and Geoffrey Mayhen 1979-1994
Charlie Megan 1994-2003
Eyemouth International Sailing Craft Association
Close seamed mahogany planked hull, copper fastened to steam bent oak timbers. Three quarter decked with varnished mahogany raised cuddy, swept teak laid decks.
Aluminium mast, rod rigging. Iron fin keel.
Good sail wardrobe.
A rare opportunity to acquire an Undell Class 22 Square Metre, fully restored a few years ago and now requiring end of season re-commissioning for the 2018 racing season.
Seriously for sale.
Also available three further 22 Square Metre boats. Contact us for more details.
VIEWING: Through the agents: CLASSIC YACHT BROKERAGE
|Vessel type:||Racing Yacht|
|Builder:||Kungsor Boatyard, Sweden|
|Class Society:||22 Square Metre|
|Length over all:||37'|
|Length of deck:||37'|
|Length at waterline:||27'|
|Maximum draft:||4' 6"|
|Keel type:||Fin Keel|
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