1938 – 1947: Walter Rau – name: Anita – home port: Mecklenburg and Warnemunde.
Built for the margarine manufacturer and owner of a whaling ship company, Walter Rau under Abeking & Rasmussen construction number 3241; she was sister ship of Inga. After WWII, her interior was completely rebuilt by Abeking & Rasmussen.
1948 -1952: ?
1953 Mr. Paulsen (relative of the Rau family) – rig altered to yawl and interiors changed in a cruising version
1954 – 1960: ?? – She was for sale at Abeking & Rasmussen yard
1961 – 1964: Jellrich Rassau (Commodore of the SKO), Alois Kranz and August Schulte They decided to buy Anita and at the same time to establish a group of friends of the yacht; the initiative was successful: SKO born and at present more than four hundred are the members of the association.
1965: Segelkameradschaft Ostsee (Yachting Camaraderie Ostsee) – home port: Gluckstadt
The members of the Club sail the yacht in blue waters including an Atlantic crossing in 1992 and visits to the Azores, Iceland, Canada, Madeira, Spitzberg, New York, etc. – the yacht is still without an engine but does have an electric generator
2011: A complete refit of the yacht is in progress at the Danish yard Nils Anderson & Jan Skibstrub, in Gilleleje in Denmark. The restoration of the hull and of the frames, a new layout of the cockpit, new rigging and a new engine are completed for a total of $250.000. In a two years time, a new rigging conformal to the original is forecasted.
World Championship Results:
2001 in Cowes (America’s Cup Jubilee): sixteenth in the Classic division
2008 in Flensburg (Classic 12 Metre World Championship): seventh in the Vintage division.
2019: Anita is owned by Segelclub Rheingau e.v. represented by Thomas Seelbach. Anita is regularly raced with the North European 12mR fleet in the Baltic Sea, she took first place in the handicap scoring of the 2019 12mR European Championship.
|International Rule||THIRD Rule|
|Builder||Abeking & Rasmussen|
|Hull ID Number||3241|
|First Owner||Walter Rau|
|First Sail Number||G-2|
|Current Status / Condition||good|
|Current Owner||Segelclub Rheingau e.v. represented by Thomas Seelbach|
|Construction||Wood on steel frames m.|
|Length Overall||21.50 m.|
|Length Waterline||13.95 m.|
|Sail Area||197 sq. m.|