Thea, D-1

Thea, D-1, photo by Jost Koerte

Built in 1918 according to the “S” Scandinavian Rule and converted to the International Second Rule.


Thea, D-1, photo by Jost Koerte
Thea, D-1, photo by Jost Koerte


Sail Number D-1
International Rule SECOND Rule
Year Built 1918
Designer Johan Anker
Builder Anker & Jensen
First Owner Jacob B. Stolt Nielsen
First Name Santa
First Sail Number N-4
First Country Norway
Original Homeport Haugesund
Other Names Santa (1918)-Tenderen III (1922)- Gavotte II (1936)-Santa (1937)-Nina (1972)
Other Sail Numbers N-4, D-1
Current Status / Condition sailing
Current Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Construction Wood - Mahogany on Oak frames
Length Overall 20.07 (present) m.
Length Waterline 13.48 (original) m.
Beam 2.62 m.
Draft 2.62 m.
Sail Area 253 sq. - 223 sq. (1937) - 147 sq. present m.
Displacement 26.0 t.
Engine Perkins 465HP (2001)