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F486 (1948 Olympic Firefly)

Details

Name
Imp

Usage
When built Varnish

Location
Not Known

Builder
Fairey Marine

Build date
June 1948

Condition
Not Known

Hull Number
494

Deck Colour
When built Varnish Mark I

Hull Colour
When built Varnish Mark I

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Current Owner
Present owner not known - thought tragically broken up.

Known Owners
c1948 - University College North Wales SC, Bangor, thought to have been purchased directly after Olympic Games

June 2009 - suggestion reported for sale?

Since reported broken up, but records uncertain.

*** May 2023, seemingly advertised for sale, www.apolloduck, amost certainly an identity error, perhaps confusing SAIL and HULL numbers. See F517 ****

History
NFA update May 2023

1948 Olympic Firefly
Paul Elvstrom, Denmark
GOLD - 1st
Score line: RTD, 6, 3, 11, 5, 1, 1 Final score: 5543 points

See F1610

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