Johan Anker BRAND IV

Type: 12mR

Brand IV Specifications:

LOA: 61.25 / 18.67m
LWL: 39.33 / 11.99m
Beam 11.45 / 3.49m
Hull Number:
Designer: Johan Anker
Original Owner: R. Van Rees, NL
Current Status: Scuttled 1957
Year Built: 1909
Built By: Anker & Jensen
Hull Material:
Gross Displacement:
Sail Area: 2615.63 sq ft / 243 sq m




Joakim A Grønseth – Beautiful! One of his first builds was Brand, which was too revolutionary as it had a fin keel with a bulb and a fin rudder. It managed to win one trophy in 1900 and was then “banned” being too ahead of its time. Ie it did not fit into any class or rule at the time.

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