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Sovereign

1964

Sail number: K 12
International 12-metre rule sloop
Great Britain
 
Yacht club: Royal Thames Yacht Club, London, England.
Unsuccessful challenger for the 1964 America's Cup
 
Owner: J. Anthony J. Boyden
 
Designer: David Boyd
Tank test facilities: Stevens Institute at Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Builder: Alexander Robertson and Sons, Ltd., at Sandbank, Holy Loch, Scotland
Sailmakers: Bruce Banks, Ratsey and Lapthorn, Seahorse, Austin Farar
 
Year of building: 1962 - 1963
Launched: June 6, 1963
Home port: Greenock, Scotland
 
Skipper: Peter Scott
Afterguard: Bruce B. Banks, Lieut. Comdr. Dan N. Brady as navigator
Crew: 11.
 
Data
 
Construction: Wood
 
Dimensions
 
Length overall (LOA): 21.31m
Length waterline (LWL): 14.02m
Beam: 3.82 m
Draft: 2.74 m
Sail area: 168.84m2
Displacement: 27 tonnes
Mast: 25m
 
Year of building   1963
Launched 6/6/1963