Event History

1959 Commission of Stormvogel Design Cornelius Bruynzeel 60 years old
1960 Build Stellenbosch, South Africa Construction period, Stellenbosch SA. 10 months
1961 25th April 1961, Launch Cape Town S.A.
1961 3rd May 1961, Departure from Cape Town for Dartmouth then Cowes, U.K. Gordon Webb, First skipper
1961 Cowes Race Week, Admirals Cup incl. RORC Fastnet 6th Class 1 Fastnet Race. 13th Class 1 Channel Race.
1961 RORC Fastnet Race – Francis Chichester navigator 3d. 20h. 58m. 13s. Erivale Cup -First yacht home, Elizabeth McCaw Trophy-first around Fastnet Rock
1961 Plymouth to St Nazire France, Mediterannean Via Suez Canal
1962 Mozambique – Durban – Cape Town John Goodwin joins boat as skipper
1962 Cape Town – Buenos Aires
1962 Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro Race. 7d. 23h. 37m. 0s. Line Honours
1962 Caribbean-Bahamas-Chesapeake-Newport-RI Cruise / delivery
1962 Rode Island, Newport to Bermuda Race 2nd overall to Northern Light
1962 June, Bermuda-Azores-Plymouth
1962 RORC racing season, Channel Race
1962 Regatta Cowes – San Sebastian Agostso
1962 Race to Spain
1962 San Sebastian to Belle Isle, France, Sept.
1962 Southampton, Winter Laid up
1963 Shaw Race John Miles joins boat as skipper, Line Honours
1963 June, Hook of Holland Race 23h. 19m. Harwick – Hook 220nm,
1963 June, Round Gotland Race Klass I RORC
1963 July, Cruising Norwegian Fjords, Hanko and Skaw Race
1963 August. Channel Race, Cowes Week, Fastnet Race. Race to La Rochelle Finish second Fastnet Race
1963 Sept/Oct Cruise to Cape Town via Lisbon, Madeira, Canary & Cape Verde Is.
1964 Cape Town, St Helena, Recife, West Indies, Bahamas, Miami, New York
1964 Bermuda Race – St Thomas, South America, Rio, Panama, mexicao, L.A. Line Honours
1965 Transpac Race, Race against Ticonderoga Elapsed time 9d. 13h. 56m. 50s Second across the line, boom replaced
1965 Auckland New Zealand. Refit Auckland by Max Carter after 140,000nm Peter Lindeberg joins boat as skipper, refit Auckland
1965 Sydney Hobart 3d. 20h. 30m. 9s. Line Honours,
1966 China Sea Race Line Honours
1966 Toba Pearl Race, Japan First Home Nippon Ocean Racing
1966 Big Boat Series, San Francisco
1966 Los Angeles to Mazatlan, Mexico Los Angles – Mazaltan, Nov. 1966
1967 California Cup, USA Addition of Bow Sprit for Trans Pac
1967 Transpacific Yacht Race CA to Hawaii, beating Kialoa II Elapsed time 11d. 14h. 10m. 56s. Line Honours.
1967 Big Boat Series, San Francisco
1967 Chile, Ancud, December 13th
1967 Cape Horn, December 31st to Jan 2nd SV sailed 159,000 nautical miles since launch
1968 Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro Race. Ondine wins, windward race
1968 Newport to Bermuda
1968 Bermuda to Travemunde Germany, Baltic Sea, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Med
1968 Malta Malcolm Horsley joins boat as skipper
1968 Middle Sea Race 6d.2h. 9m 45s. Line Honours
1969 Middle Sea Race 5d. 9h. 16m. 22s. Line Honours
1971 Chartering owner cruise
1972 Chartering owner cruise
1973 Chartering owner cruise Collision with whale
1974 Chartering owner cruise, Greek Islands Werner Mattmann, owner
1975 Malta, Spain, Canaries, West Indies, Galapagos, Marquesas
1976 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Rarotonga, Fiji, Solomons, New Hebrides
1978 Med to Caribbean Adriano Goldschied, owner
1980 Sail Amsterdam 6 -12 August
1981 Middle Sea Race – 1981 Whitbread entry but not raced 7d. 21h. 10m. 46s. Entry for 1981-82 Whitbread but not a starter
1982 Purchase Malta ETR Refit Antigua, new deck ply
1983 Atlantic Crossing – Caribbean
1984 Caribbean
1984 Antigua Race Week
1985 Caribbean
1986 Pacific Crossing
1986 Nov- Dec, Sydney Sydney Australia
1987 March Sydney to Hamilton Island Chartered for movie “Dead Calm” Kennedy Miller production, Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane
1987 June, Hamilton Is. Aust., Indo, S’pore, Phuket Delivery to South East Asia
1988 Phuket, Spore, Bali, S’pore, Phuket Day charter from Bali
1989 Phuket
1990 July, Singapore Refit of rig, new masthead
1990 July – October Singapore – Anambas Exploring remote islands Indonesia
1990 October, Singapore, Phuket
1991 Phuket
1991 March, Phuket – Singapore – Anambas Last charter before structural repair, refit Singapore
1991 July, Singapore – Structural Refit Structural refit, all new systems, bowsprit removed – Graeme Henry management
1992 July, Laid up in Singapore Keppel Shipyard, Singapore
1993 Sept – Dec, Rebuild Completion of refit, Peter Bird Survey Dec 1993,
1993 Dec, S’pore – Phuket
1994 Phuket, S’pore, H.K.
1994 April, China Sea Race
1994 June, Manila – Sulawesi
1994 Sulawesi – S’pore
1995 King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket, Thailand
1995 Phang Nga Regatta, Phuket, Thailand
1996 Phuket – Koh Samui – S’pore
1996 Sept – Oct, Refit S’pore Peter Bird Survey report Oct 1996
1996 King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket, Thailand
1997 August, S’pore – Anambas
1997 Sept, Singapore, Refit Peter Bird Survey Oct 1997
1997 Raja Muda, Langkawi, Malaysia
1997 King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket, Thailand
1998 King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket, Thailand
1999 June, Phuket, Refit Peter Bird Survey July 1999, planking replacement aft, fwd of rudder
1999 King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket, Thailand
2000 March – April, Collision repair – Phuket Peter Bird Survey April 2000, planking around stem
2001 Sept – Nov 2001 Refit Phuket Peter Bird Survey Nov 2001, planking replacement stbd & port fwd
2003-4 Andaman Sea Rally
2005 March – Dec, Major Refit Phuket Refit in Phuket Graeme Lawrence management
2005 King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket, Thailand
2006 Phuket, Jakarta, Indian Ocean, Seychelles Peter Bird Survey July 2006
2007 Seychelles, Red Sea, Sicily
2007 March, Egypt to Trapani Sicily Refit for Classic regattas
2007 Panerai Classic Yacht Circuit, June – Oct 2nd overall in class
2008 Panerai Classic Yacht Circuit, June – Oct Winner of class for 2008 season
2008 Middle Sea Race
2008 Palma, Canaries
2008 Atlantic Crossing – ARC – Canaries to St Lucia Winner of ARC race division
2009 Antigua Race Week
2009 Atlantic Crossing – Azores – Palma
Jul-09 Tunisia
2010 Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Turkey
2011 Turkey, Malta, Palma, Tangier, Cape Verde, Antigua
2012 Antigua Classic Week
2013 Antigua Classic Week
2014 Antigua Classic Week, Venezuela, St Martin, Azores
2014 Finike Turkey – October for bulkhead & bow repairs
2015 Structure repairs Finike Hull Structure rebuild by Ian Hulleman
2016 GH to Finike to review work program GW Marine Management Ltd NZ – Project coordination
2017 June – Move to Metur Yacht, Bodrum Turkey Metur Yacht Bodrum, Ian Hulleman onsite management
2020 June – Launch Bodrum – standby during Covid Robert Elliot Survey Ellyachts 12/2020
2021 May – Bodrum, Malta, Valencia Commissioning in Valencia. Ocean race fit-out
2021 June – Valencia, Cascais, Cowes SV attains 22 knot boatspeed running after Straits of Gibraltar
2021 July – British Classic Week – SV 60th anniversary – Classic Regatta
2021 August – RORC Rolex Fastnet – SV 60th celebration – Ocean Racing 3d. 19hrs. 02m. 54s 6th Class 1 IRC, 7th Overall IRC out of 264 finishers
2021 September – Voile de Saint Tropez – SV 60th celebration – Classic Regatta
2022 Valencia, Balearic cruise
2023 Valencia, Palma Vela regatta, Cowes, RORC Fastnet, Voiles de Saint Tropez

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