BOAT BUILDERS & BOATYARDS
Ulrich Schuette had been involed in an intended 5.5m project and is specialized in wooden boats. He would be interested to offer a newly built 5.5m boat, which would enlarge the German 5.5m Modern fleet.
Rademacher Composite Service
Rouven Rademacher, 5.5m sailor in Kiel and owner of RCS, has longtime boatbuilding expertise, from Offshore Racers to Olympic Starboats.
Robbe & Berking
Oliver Berking has established a boatyard in Flensburg, specializing in wooden boats. The boatyard has extensive Metre Class experience.
Wolfram Heibeck is building one-offs in a variety of materials and is also offering carbon rigs.
David Heritage Racing Yachts
David Heritage in the UK has been building the latest Peterson/Hewlett designed 5.5 BAH 20 "Silver Fox".
Boatbuilder Lars Jansson has been cooperating with several designers and has been building mR yachts (6mR, 8mR) as well as other racing yachts. He would be interested to build a 5.5m boat, next.
731 31 Köping, Sweden, Tel +46(0)72 307 9976
Sune Carlsson Batvarv
Sune Carlsson has been building famous 5.5m boats in Olympic times, his boatyard recently restoring one of them: 5.5 SWE 54 "John B IV". The yard is keen to be offering a 5.5m Modern boat, next.
Chantier Naval Kolly
Philippe Kolly has been building some of the nicest looking 5.5m boats ever, uniquely in wood.
Swiss Marine Composites WILKE
Christof Wilke has been building most of the top-ranking 5.5m boats in a far over 15 years time span. The most recent boat being built is 5.5 BAH 21.
Company YDAM, Alain Marchand Yacht Design, has been building the latest Swiss 5.5m design, nominated AM55, with sailnumber 5.5 SUI 227.
Daniel Rossi Engineering
Daniel Rossi, boat designer, engineer and dual 5.5m owner (USA 51 & USA 75), has been working on a new 5.5m design, which he is looking forward to be building in a not too distant future.
SAILMAKERS & RIGGERS
Hood sailmakers have been generously supporting the 2015 edition of the Australian 5.5m Nationals.
Christoph Schasching is representing OneSails in Western Austria and is actively
sailing aboard 5.5 AUT 25 "Sunrise", winner of the "Attersee Evolution Cup" in 2015.
Stuart Bletcher is representing Ullman Sails in Ontario, Canada. He is actively racing 5.5's on Midland Bay.
Poul Elvstroem, has been - among many other titles won - the 1966 Copenhagen 5.5m World Champion. The Elvstroem company today has Jesper Bank involved, offering regatta sails. Maybe some for your 5.5m boat, when trying to become the 2016 World Champion, in Copenhagen.
The company is offering sails, with extensive Metre Class Background.
Frank Schönfeldt, multiple sailing champion in several classes, is offering sails and hiking wests for 5.5's.
Faber & Münker
The F&M team are active keelboat racers and have so far been providing sails for Kiel based 5.5's.
Werner Fritz, well known in the Dragon and H-Boat scene, has provided sails to 5.5's in Germany and is involved in the SWE 66 project in Sweden.
Company Hahnfeld has been making the new aluminum mast for GER 37.
Andreas Haubold, long time Metre Class sailor from Berlin, is offering Elvstroem Sails, Southern Spar carbon riggs and John Mast aluminum riggs.
Ger Schmitz is presenting his sails, actively racing 5.5m boats.
Sven Krause is actively racing aboard GER 37 and provding sails to several 5.5's in Northern Germany.
Per Skoglund has been an active 5.5m sailor in the 80's and has recently made the new aluminum mast for SWE 54.
Marstrom Composite AB
Marstrom is known for a variety of riggs for racing boats and is involved in the SWE 66 project in Sweden.
Christoph Burger is supplying NORTH sails to many 5.5m owners and is actively racing boats of the Class himself.
Daniel Stampfli is presenting his sails, actively racing 5.5m boats.
Christof Wilke has been building most of all Swiss made 5.5m carbon riggs and is actively racing 5.5m boats.
Melges / North Sails
Harry Melges has a long tradition with the Class and will provide you with sails for your 5.5m boat.