Eileen, E-21

Eileen E-21

Built in 1938 according to the International Third Rule.


1938-1948: Einmar Stange, home port: Oslo, Norway

Built as a C/R Twelve according to the Scandinavian tradition to assign to this class the yachts built in conformity to the International Rule but not for racing, the Twelve C/R yachts were identified by an “E” on the mainsail.

1949-1958: Niels Onstad

1958-1969: Niels Onstad?

Possibly owned or chartered by Sonja Hennie, the famous Olympic figure skater and actress.

1970-1985: Unknown owners, at the death of Ms. Hennie, the yacht was sold in Sweden and altered as a ketch

1985-1993: Erling Storm, home port: Oslo, Norway

After a restoration, Eileen was used in charter service.

1993-1999: Paul van der Bijl, home port: Cogolin, France

Eileen underwent a restoration under the supervision of architect Cees van Tongeren of the Van de Stadt firm. She was returned to her original C/R Twelve design with some innovations made in the interior and rigging.

2000-2006: Rick Langlaan, home port: Saint Tropez, France

2006: Interior destroyed by fire

2006- 20??: Marie and Jerome Borie, home port: Marseille, France

Interior restored for racing rather than cruising

20??- 2022: Laetitia Morand-Monteil and others, home port: La Ciotat, France

Eileen E-21


Sail Number E-21
International Rule THIRD Rule
Year Built 1938
Designer Christian Jensen
Builder Soon Slip og Baat A/S
First Owner Einmar Stange
First Name Eileen
First Country Norway
Original Homeport Oslo
Other Names Eileen 2
Current Status / Condition good, sailing
Current Owner Laetitia Morand-Monteil and others
Current Location La Ciotat, France
Website #12mrEileen
Current Division Vintage
Construction Wood on steel frames
Length Overall 18.26 m.
Length Waterline 12.72 m.
Beam 3.63 m.
Sail Area 159 sq. m.
Displacement 24.0 t.
Engine Yanmar 4JH/D