Yacht: If

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Timeline

1930-32 – Owned by Halfdan Ditlev-Simonsen, Fredrikstad, Norway.

1932 – Sold to Colonel FH Cleaver from the UK who owned her until 1938.

1938-1966 – Owned by Thomas Crosbie, Cork, Ireland.

1966-1973 – Thomas Rose

1973-2000 – Owned by Arthur Shirley, Thanketon, Scotland where ‘IF’ spent 27 years in his garden!

2000-2016 – Owned by Peter Wilson, Aldenburgh, UK. She was relaunched in 2001 in time for the America’s Cup Jubliee and since she has competed in the following:

2002 Helsinki

2003 La Trinite’

2004 Geneva

2005 European Worlds Flensburg

2006 European Worlds Lake Constance

2007 European Worlds Clyde

2008 European Worlds Norway

2016 – Owned by Tom B K Knutsen, Oslo/Fredrikstad, Norway.

Designer: Bjarne Aas
Type of Boat: 8-Metre
Rig: Bermudan Sloop
Year Built: 1930
Built By: Bjarne Aas Shipyard
LOA m / ft: 14.87m / 48'7"
LOD m / ft: 14.87m / 48'7"
LWL m / ft: 9.3m / 30'5"
Beam m / ft: 2.59m / 8'5"
Draft m / ft: 2m / 6'6"
Yard No:
Sail Stats Sail No: GBR 27
Construction: Carvel construction with steamed frames. Aluminium mast
Other:
Displacement: 10 tonnes

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