Yacht: Vanity V

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Commissioned in 1935 for £4,000 by the property developer John R Payne, to race at Cowes in the prestigious America’s Cup Regatta.(BCYC)

Changed names to ‘Pinta II’ under ownership of the French industrialist family, the Provosts.

Restored by Robert Daral and Jean-Paul Guillet who found Vanity V in St Malo in 1997.

Rebuilt in 1999 to the original Fife drawings by Guy Ribadeau Dumas (Ribadeau Website) and Chantier du Guip in Brest.

Designer: William Fife III
Type of Boat: 12-Metre
Rig: Bermudan Sloop
Year Built: 1936
Built By: Fife of Fairlie, Scotland
LOA m / ft: 21.5m / 70' 7"
LOD m / ft: 21.5m / 70'7"
LWL m / ft: 14m / 45' 11"
Beam m / ft: 3.6m / 12'
Draft m / ft: 2.75m / 9'
Yard No: 816
Sail Stats Sail No: K5
Construction: Mahogany planking over composite frames. Oregon pine deck
Displacement: 27 tons

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