HISTOIRE DES HALFS

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Ron Holland:

Prototypes, ou série inconnue:

Amadeus F ? 1975, ex "Golden Shotok" ?
Antares II E ?
Arlikone III F? ?

Bigouden Express F 7287 1977
Bourdais Electronique en 1979 F ? ? ? 8e à la Course de l'Aurore 1979
Brilliant FIN 1754 1980

Checkered Demon USA 10999 construit au chantier Kiwi Boats à Plant City, Floride;
Cherry Bomb USA ? 9e half 75

Dacmar F 6486 1975
Diablesse F 7443 1976

Girosplit BRA 826 1983 Fast 303
Golden Kiwi ? Holland ?, 1977 South Pacific HTC: 9e/14, Gil Hedges;
Golden Shotok F 6454 1975
Gradlon 2 F 6486 1975

Hazard It?? 1982 à la half 82 dans l'équipe italienne, 9e.
Humphrey K 575 1978

Jean's Foster en 78, F 6486 1975
Jubilée IV F 7443 1976

King Of Magic K 575, 1978, ex Humphrey

Marta H E 1505 1987 built in Aluminium, look like Nicholson Half Ton but built in aluminium!
Mash ? 1076
Measure for measure NZ ? 10e half 75
Merlin K 8832 1977?

Pif Gadget F 6454 1975 PINTA 218Martyn Riddle
Pinta KA 218 1980 masthead, 2017 Seen on Australian Boat List with picture below, owner: Martyn Riddle;

Rallye en 77 F 6486 1975

Sagar ? ? ?, look like Nicholson Half Ton but built in aluminium, picture from Ian (2015):

Screw Loose M 336 1976
Sea Travel SWE 8823 1980, Half 80 et 83
Shalom Shamrock I 8552 1976
Silver Shamrock K 5253 1976
Silver Shamrock III Irl? 1977
Silver Shamrock IV ? ? 1978
Sir Wallace BRA 1983 Fast 303
Southern Shamrock Sm195 ? Built by Southern Boat Yard, 5e Half 76
Sterling Shamrock en 93 ? 1977
Summer Wines K? 1978, construit pour la HTC 78, 1978 Cervantes Race: 5e classe V;

Umzimkulu 2 KA 28 Holland 1980 9.10m masthead and fiberglass, 2017 David Leslie, seen on Australian Boat List with this picture,

Wirtanen FIN? Holland vu à la half 80

 

Golden Shamrock, (publicité d'un importateur pour la France):

Accastillage Diffusion en 78 F7639 1978
Antares III ESP 1372 1976, 2012 Vu sur liste de bateaux espagnols, Felix Sanz Lopez, 2015 Picture from One Ton Class Facebook:

Arc En Ciel
K?, 2013 Jersey:
info and picture from "Shockwave40 blog"
Attila F 6822 1976
Bagherra V F 6822 1976, ex Attila?
Berra Marine Service F 35199, ex Ombrelune;
Brunzent
B Golden Shamrock 1977, 2016 For Sale located in Valencia (Spain), 16 000 Euros, Belgian flag, pictures from advertising,

Cavalier K 5107 1975
Chani F 7477 1978
Chrystal Clear, IRL ? 1978, Owned by Tony Farrelly from Howth Yacht Club in the 1980's. Competed in every Fastnet race and every Round Ireland Race possible. 1984 Winner of Round Ireland Race, One of few small boats which completed the Fastnet race 1979, 1993 for sale IR£14,000, 2012 under refit.
Devastation K 5145, 1978 2e Cervantes Trophy; racing in the 1980's on the River Wyre during the Winter Series, 2013 new paint, seen at Glasson Dock Marina
info and picture from "Shockwave40 blog"
Dragon Vert F 6822 1976, ex Bagherra V
Excalibur F? ?
Fancy That K 1977;
Go Golden
BEL 5671 1976, 1977 Queen's Jubilee: 3e/? Classe V,
Golden Griphon IRL 912 1977,
1994 Round Ireland: dnf/53, coeff: 0.909, John O'Regan, 1996 Round Ireland: 52e/55 en 6j21h33', coeff: 0.908, 2009 Round the Island Race: 19e/42; 2011 Round the Island Race: DNF/63, 2012 For Sale 1350£,

Golden Harp IRL 24 1976, 1976 5 juin, OSTAR: 63e/125 en 44j19h, Stuart Woods, 2014 For Sale, designed by Ron Holland built by Southcoast Boatyard in Cork, Ireland in 1976 and sailed to the US in the 76 OSTAR race. This is a production model of a successful prototype, Hull color Dark blue, Kemp single spreader mast, Kemp boom, new rigging 2008 with Mod. fittings and Wichard backstay adjuster, Hyde streamstay roller furler. #6 tape, Yanmar 2 cylinder GM15 diesel with 12 gal. SS tank:

Golden Leprechaun
IRL 138, 1975 Cowes Week: 1er/?? Classe V, Harold Cudmore, owned in 1980's by Pearse O'Brien, Owned by John Conway Co. Limerick. Winner Kilrush autumn series in 1993, Cork Week Gentlemans Class 06: 22e/32, Mr Damien Mc Gibney
Golden Shamrock
IRL 124
Hellhound of Holyhead K ?,
Iberian Shamrock
? ? ? Half 78
Impulse K?, racing in the 1980's on the River Wyre during the Winter Series
Juggler
K 5164, 2011 For Sale, 2013 Tour Ile de Wight: DNF/681;
Krugerrand K 5138 1975, 1976 HTC: 26e? and 2nd production boat.
Lady Marion
F ?
Lady Shamrock IRL 69 ?, 1978 GAN, avec Mme Holland, touche les cailloux!
1987 racing in Dun Laoghaire with Paul Clandillon.
1978...
Last Challenge US 16530 1975, 6e half 75
Lucky Shamrock F 7477 1978
Mandaga ESP 1450 Shamrock 1976, 2008 Vu sur liste bateaux espagnols, Gabriel Robles;
Mutine F? ?
Nick B 652 1976
Ombrelune F 255, 2010 A Vendre...
Ozymandias
IRL 10 ?,
1987 racing in Dun Laoghaire with John Pettit.
Paddy Baloo
NED 4463 1976, 2016 Seen on Dutch racing boat list, A. J. M. Dingemans;
Pegasus GBR 5125, Owner Corlett, Douglas Bay Yacht Club, Cork Week 2002 ?/?.
Punctillio
IRL ? 1975, was owned by Michael O'Rahilly in 1980's and finished 3rd in Irish Half Ton Cup.
Rosie III
GBR? 1979, 2007 Owner: David Cockburn;

Scillonia III
en 78 F 7477 1978
Shazoom US ? Golden Shamrock 76, 1976 21 Mai, Cervantes Trophy, 229': 2e/? Classe V, Gullett; 1977 Septembre "Voiles et Voiliers" A Vendre, amélioré pour course au large, 1er half RORC 76 Gullett, 150KF.
1976 July "Yachting World",
Take Five
SA 422 ou GBR 1618L, 2009 Round the Island Race: 41e/46;
Tara IV F 7712 ?
The Red Duke H ?, 2015 Owner: Kristof Van Der Endt, May, For Sale, pictures from owner,

Trebolisimo E 1453 1977, 1977 Trofeo Conde de Godo: 1er/?, 5e Champ Inter de Meditérrannée, 2008 et 2013, vu sur une liste de bateaux espagnols, Francisco Martinez;
Picture received from Javier Scherk, 2016,
Trifoglio ? 1975

 

Silver Shamrock:

Cowabunga F 7443 1976
Crazy Horse en 77 F? 1976
D'Arcy Spice K 5082, 2013 seen at Blacpool, yellow hull.
Diablesse F 7443 1976
Jubilée IV F 7443 1976
Little Imp B 6866 1976
Piscine Carré Bleu F 7443 1976 
Silver Foam IRL ?, Owned by Brian Mc. Manus in 1980's. Royal Irish Yacht Club, 1990 2nd. WIORA.

 

Shamrock 30, Southcoast Boat Works, Ireland, 10 bateaux construits à partir de 1976.

Cetawayo IRL ?, Galway Bay Sailing Club- G. Weller.
Cristal Clear
IRL ?, 1980 28th of June, Round Ireland: DNF/13, Tony Farrrelly, 1982 June, Round Ireland: 8e/17 en 172h45', A. Farrrelly, 1986 Round Ireland: 4e/18 en 138h42', A. Farrrelly;
Golden Shamrock
SUI 864, 2016 11 juin, Bol D'Or: 405e/??? en 25h47', Pierre Hainault;
Golden Sovereign
, pictured by Giles Ruel in 1982 in Brighton Marina:
Fancy That
K?, pictured by Giles Ruel in 1982 at Brighton Marina:

Imminent
GBR 5204, Shamrock 30 1979 janv 07: à vendre

Mackerel
Irlande 1978
Mosika Alma K? 1977;
Orinoco IRL 145 Shamrock. Owned by Seamus Gallagher. 1980 28th of June, Round Ireland Yacht Race: 9e/13, elapsed time: 153h25',

Rapparee
IR 211, Owned by Harry Byrne from Howth Yacht Club in the 1980's  and early 1990's.
Silver Shamrock IV Irlande 1978

 

Club Shamrock, Built Southern Boatyard, essai de la révue "Régate" de Novembre 1977:

Avanti IRL ?;
Boomerang
IRL 700, 1987 racing in Dun laoghaire with Patrick Kirwan, 1992 IR 5121, Round Ireland: DNF/47, P. Kirwan,
2007 IRL 600, Half Ton Clasic: ?e/25
Calypso BEL 4411 1978, HTC 09: 22e/23 Mr. Jurgen Puype
Carman
IRL ?, 2014 November, seen
on Dun Laoghaire marina:
Picture from Vincent Delany
Champagne
IRL ? ?, Was once owned by David Cullen. Royal Irish YC, 2014 Dun Laoghaire marina:
Picture from Vincent Delany
Corcomroe
IRL ? ?,
was formerly owned by President of Ireland Dr. Hillary, and named after the Abbey close to where he was born. His sailing manager was Mr.Jack Craig.
Debonair
IRL 4 ?, 1987 Racing in Dun laoghaire with John J. Byrne, later lost in a tragic collision at sea with loss of life:

Demelza IRL 100
;
Emanuelle
IRL 3 ?, 1987 racing in Dun laoghaire with Denis Nolan, 2013 In London:

Emercides
IRL 209 ?,
1982 June, Round Ireland: 11e/17 en 192h12', L. Shanahan, 1987 racing in Dun laoghaire with Michael Horgan and Peter Ryan, 1988 June, Round Ireland: 24e/50 en 6j18h33', Peter Ryan, 1994 Round Ireland: DNF/53, Peter Ryan & M. Hogan, coeff: 0.906;
Fiona,
1988 June, Round Ireland: 27e/50 en 6j21h08', Patrick Coyne;
2014 March, received this picture from Vincent Delany, afloat at Poolbeg Yacht Club
Kirribilly
IRL Club Shamrock 30,
2015 June, seen in Howth Marina, County Dublin,
Lady Shamrock
IRL 69,
1988 June, Round Ireland: 31e/50 en 7j12h08', Paul Clandillon, 1992 Round Ireland: 11e/47 en 5j20h17', P. Ryan & M. Horgan, Last seen Iniscealtra Sailing Club.
Margaret
IRL 41 ?, 1987 racing in Dun laoghaire with Gerry Callanan,
Orion
IRL? , T+M O'Keefe won WIORA 1990
Rhapsody in Blue
IRL ? ?,
2010 owned by Sean Flood former owner of 'Country Girl.', 2015 June, seen in Howth Marina, County Dublin, Sean Flood represented Ireland in the 505 class, and raced extensively in ISORA. (Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association). 'Rhapsody' does not race and is set up as a cruising boat;

Santhia IRL ? ?, 2014 Seen at lough Derg yacht club Dromineer Ireland by Vincent D, 2016 Same place:
2014, 2016,
Setanta Too IR ??6, 1977 En photo dans l'essai de la revue "Régate", 1978 Cork week: ?e/??, 1995 owned by Frank Cudmore;

Shamrock BEL2208 1978
Shamrogue
IRL ? ?

Taiscealai IRL 851 1978,
Touchwood K?, 1996 Cowes Week: 3e/?? CHS5;
Urva Da IRL ?, 2014 November, seen on Dun Laoghaire marina:
Picture from Vincent Delany

2005 A Vendre 22500 Euros...

 

Impact, bateaux construits en Afrique du Sud:

Halali SA 339 Impact Mod ?, 2004 19th June, Round Robben Island Pursuit Race: dns/29, Erich Lehman, 2005 4th June, Portugal Day Race: DNC, 31st July, Winter Series B - Race 1: 2e/15, 5th October, Twilight Series - Harken 1: 5e/20, 2006 1st April, Seniors Race: 22e/42, Erich Lehman, 1st July, Winter Series A, Race 1: 13e/21 PHRF 1 & 2, Winter Series A, Final Result: 12e/32, 29th July, Spilhaus Robben Island Race: 3e/12 Class 2, 2007 Summer Series: 51e/54, 14th April, RCYC Seniors Race: 9e/41, 2015 25 July, RYCP, club winter series: 9-9-18-18 =10e/??, Coeff IRC: 0.950 , Duncan Johnson;
Impact SA ??;
Kucklebuck SA 358 ?;

 

Nicholson 30 ou 1/2 Tonner, 28 bateaux construits, based on "SILVER JUBILEE", 9,14 x 3,12 x 1,75m 2 718kg lancé en 1977:

Publicité vue dans "Voiles et Voiliers" janvier 1978 et présentation dans le numéro de juin.

Alf F 7768 ?;
Arjuna, 2010 navigue au Portugal;
Babe F 7897;

Beep Beep en 78 F 7465 1978;
Carmen Maria K 3610T 1980, 2014 July, For Sale, lying Sunderland Tyne & Wear UK, 10 000 £, pictures from advertising:

Challenge
IRL ?, was campaigned with great success in Dublin Bay by Mr. Chadwick. ou Nicholson 30 old style?;
Chardonnay GBR ?, 2011-12 seen in Deauville;
Feanor IRL Holland 1977;

Gatsby K 5587 ?;
Grimalkin K 5637;
Groupe Drouot F 7768 1979, renommé "Sun Sea";
Howzat
S? 1978, HTC 78: 29e/50, 1er bateau de série;
Kika
BEL ?;
Layback K 5593 1978;
Nic-Nac ITA 8272 1977;
Nichel's and Dimes NED 5118 ?;
Nimrod
2527Y ?;

No Gnomes IRL 78 ?;
Nutcracker K 5249 ?, 2008 Round The Island: 56e/??? ISC Division 6C;

Orgueil VII F 7474 1978;
Qasar K 557? 1978, 1979 For Sale;
Rackham SUI 207, 2008 A Vendre, 2016 11 juin, Bol D'Or: 312e/??? en 22h37', Alain Nicaty;
Picture from Bol D'Or website 2016
Rosamar NED 5118, ex "Nichel’s and Dimes";
Seldom Seen
K 5197, 2009 navigue en Irlande;
Silver Jubilee K 710 1977;
Silver Mite IRL 78 ?;
Sun Sea F 7768 1979, ex "Groupe Drouot";
Yoalla F 7474 1978;

Zoé IRL 333
?, 1987 racing in Dun laoghaire with James Sweeney of the National Yacht Club;

and GBR 5268(tbc) seen on picture on Internet...

 

Nicholson 303, 35 bateaux construits, based on Nicholson 1/2 Ton from 1979

Blue Moon K 5281 Nicholson 303, 2009 On Irish Cruiser List.
Hayka POL 8934 Nicholson 303 ?, 2015 Polonez Cup: 15e/21 Open 2 Double, Wieslaw Ksiezopolski;

Mystic ? 7488 Nicholson 303 1979;

?? Nicholson 303 A Vendre - For Sale en France en 2016,

 

Rush, Jeanneau, 583 exemplaires de 1979 à 1984, plusieurs versions, PTE, GTE, Royale (pour le Tour de France), prototypes:

Extraits du Comparatif de "Voiles et Voilers"

 

Arcklow River, witch Holland boat? (picture from Internet...)