5-Nations-Cup: The Winners

After Alpen Cup (ITA), Sterling Cup (GER), Norwegian Open (NOR), Swiss Open (SUI) and the Dutch & German Open (NED), all points have been counted - one discard deducted - to reach the result for best boats in the selected National 5.5m Top Events.

Sort of Metamorphosis - twice

This is the 1958 Lehmann design 5.5 GO 3 "Bellatrix", which had been a challenger to the German participation for the Olympic regattas in Naples, 1960. We do see the boat back then, during practice races, in front of Warnemünde, Baltic Sea.


She did not sink, it was just the Tele which made her look being in jeopardy.


Fond Memories

Christian Hauvette, long time dedicated 5.5m sailor from France, is being remembered by the French 5.5m Class Association each year by races held within the "Coupe de Cornouaille", at the YCO in Benodet, this year on the 16th & 17th of August.

5.5m FRA-52
5.5 FRA 52 "Stradivarius" with Christian Hauvette at the helm, 2008 on Lake of Geneva