Desiree

Desiree, photo by James R. Taylor

Built in 1913 according to the International First Rule.

HISTORY:

Desiree, photo by James R. Taylor
Desiree, photo by James R. Taylor

SPECS:

International Rule FIRST Rule
Year Built 1913
Builder Anker & Jensen
Hull ID Number design #: 128
First Owner Carl D. Danielsson
First Name Sibyllan
Original Homeport Stockholm
Other Names Sibyllan (1913), Sirocco (1919), Scirocco (1926), Dux (1930), Marisetta (1948), Valeria (1956)
Current Status / Condition laid-up
Current Location Fiumicino, Italy
Construction Wood on steel frames
Length Overall 19.54 m.
Length Waterline 12.76 m.
Beam 3.35 m.
Draft 2.40 m.
Sail Area gaff 261 sq. - present 173 sq. m.
Engine Aifo mod. 8041M - 95 HP