Vanity V, K-5

Vanity V (K-5), 2014 12mR World Championship Barcelona, Spain. Photo by SallyAnne Santos

Built in 1936 according to the International Third Rule.



Sail Number K-5
International Rule THIRD Rule
Year Built 1936
Designer W. & R.B. Fife
Builder W. Fife & Son
Hull ID Number design #: 816
First Owner J.R. Payne
First Name Vanity V
First Sail Number K-5
First Country Great Britain (GB)
Original Homeport London, England
Other Names La Pinta (1965)
Current Status / Condition sailing
Construction Wood on steel frames - keel and rudder in Teak
Length Overall 21.58 m.
Length Waterline 13.54 m.
Beam 3.72 m.
Draft 2.65 m.
Engine engine installed in 1953; removed in 1960