Sunday, February 10, 2019

Header Photo: The Dutch grote BM 16m2


Although I can't see the sail logo in this photo, I'm confident the previous header photo is of the woodie Dutch class, the grote BM 16m2. This is the second time I've done a header photo post on this class. You can read the first post on the 16m2, a post which has more background history. The 16m2 also features in a post I did on an unique method of recovering the 16m2 from the water to dry land.

I've also mentioned that the U.S.A. had their own version of the 16m2, the Celebrity class, now defunct. The Celebrity was built in fiberglass and had the more modern Marconi rig. From the 1968 One Design and Offshore Yachtsman sailboat catalog:

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