Yacht: Whooper

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“An innovative racing yacht,  she was one of the most advanced and unprecedented concepts: light displacement, shoal draft, tall rig and a phenomenal turn of speed as a result.” (BCYC)

Whooper painting

Owned and restored by Giovanni Belgrano and since 2001 she has been very competitive on the race circuit.

Designer: Laurent Giles
Type of Boat:
Rig: Bermudan Sloop
Year Built: 1939
Built By: Woodnutts, St Helens
LOA m / ft: 11.82m / 38' 10
LOD m / ft: 11.82m / 38' 10
LWL m / ft: 8.54m / 28'
Beam m / ft: 2.90m / 9' 6"
Draft m / ft: 1.07m / 3' 6"
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Sail Stats Sail Area: 45.6msq / 490ftsq Sail No: K363
Displacement: 5.4 tons

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