International 5.5 Metre Class “Ballerina” (SOLD)

International 5.5 Metre Class “Ballerina” (SOLD)

The Ballerina is a beautiful classic full wooden International 5.5 metre class yacht in absolute top condition.

These type of boats have extraordinary sailing capacities and were built to yield a racing keel boat giving a sailing experience similar to that of the International 6 Metre Class, but at a lower cost. The Ballerina was built in 1962 in Switzerland.

She is made of cedar mahogany on acacia frames and underwent a complete refit in 2012. She comes with new sails in the tri radial shape.

This boat was a prize winner on the Olympic games in 1964 and lot of other races. It is a fast and safe ship and is great for both competition or day sailing.

She is easy to sail single handed and has a self tacking furling jib, no backstays and comes complete with electric started 8 HP inboard engine (23 kg) with sail drive and folding propeller.

Very complete and innovative boat with a surplus of surprising details.

Material

  •  Cedar mahogany hull on acacia frames

Deck

  • Plywood on deck beams

Mast and boom

  •  Aluminum white and spinnaker boom 2x

Dimensions

  •  Length 9.68
  •  Wide 1.90
  • Depth 1.35 m

Weight

  •  Total weight 1945 kg.
  •  Ballast: lead

Sail area

  • With jib 29 m2

Sails

  •  Main and jib tri-radial 2012, others genua spinnaker main and jib

Engine

  • Engine Yamaha inboard with sail drive and folding propeller electric started

Cockpit

  • Mahogany with two folding seats and two other seats berths under front deck

Extras/Equipment

  • Compass, instruments, sail covers, cockpit cover, anchor, fenders, bilge pump.
  • History available.

 

BOAT TYPE

Classic S shape international class

CLASS

INT 5.5 M Class Ballerina V Z-47

BUILT

Built by Corsier Port SA Genf in Switzerland in 1962

DESIGN BY

H. Copponex

LOCATION

Kudelstaart, The Netherlands

Category

Past projects

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