Thursday, June 2, 2011

Design 1724 - Germania VI

This big beautiful yawl was built of aluminum by Abeking & Rasmussen of Germany. She was launched in 1963. The boat was built to extremely high quality standards and was Lloyd's approved (100 A-1 rating). She was designed to rate well under the C.C.A., R.O.R.C. and German KR Class 16 Rules.

There are sleeping accommodations for nine in the owner's party and four paid hands.

Germania VI was an early recipient of an aluminum main mast, built by the Bath Iron Works of Maine. The rest of her spars were of spruce.

Here are the plans.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 72'-8"
LWL 51'-11"
Beam 15'-7"
Draft 9'-10"
Displacement 96,493 lbs
Ballast 42,900 lbs
Sail Area 2,428 sq ft


  1. the perfect boat

  2. Noticed it in Sønderborg harbour, Denmark thursday 30. august 2012, simply just had to go home and google the boat, beautifull indeed

  3. Beautiful boat-sailed on her in 1976 in a crew exchange from Maruffa.

  4. Thanks for these useful information ... the link to the modelship i've done in my small factory

  5. I am still sailing on her from time to time and it's always great fun.