Yacht: Erica

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6-Metre regatta in Falmouth, UK in 2011 - Erica in the foreground

6-Metre regatta in Falmouth, UK in 2011 – Erica in the foreground

Commissioned by Scottish distiller Ronald Teacher to compete in the 1938 British American Team Race Challenge on Long Island Sound. She then returned to the UK and enjoyed racing on the Clyde.  Following World War II ‘Erica’ made her way to Canada (2004).

Restored by Brian Pope of the Ocean Yacht Company in Penpol, Cornwall.

Designer: Charles Ernest Nicholson
Type of Boat: 6-Metre
Rig: Bermudan Sloop
Year Built: 1938
Built By: Camper & Nicholsons, Gosport
LOA m / ft: / Originally: 36' 2
LOD m / ft:
LWL m / ft: / Originally: 23' 6
Beam m / ft: / Originally: 6'
Draft m / ft: / Originally: 5' 4
Yard No: 457
Sail Stats Sail No: GBR 57
Construction: wood
Other:
5 Tons originally

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