Boat Name: Llanoria
Sail: US 83 (also KC 32, N 84)
Year Built: 1948
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens
Builder: Nevins, City Island
Owner: Peter Hofmann
History: Designed and built for Herman 'Swede' Whiton. Also owned by the Norwegian whaling magnate, Magnus Konow. It could be argued that Llanoria is laden with more significant trophies and accolades than even US 81 Goose. Llanoria is the only 2-time Olympic Gold Medal winner. The first came in 1948 in Torquay, the second at Helsinki in 1952, the last Olympics in which sixes competed. Llanoria won the One Ton Cup twice, first in 1951 then in 1957, as well as the Seawanhaka Cup twice, first in 1948 and then in 1953. Llanoria was sold to Norway (N84) for a few years then returned to the USA. She was based in Victoria, Canada in the 70's and competed in both the 1973 and 1979 World Cups in Seattle. Harry Hofmann and his son Peter then acquired her and performed a complete rebuild in the mid 80's. After a brutal t-bone collision in 1985 with KA8 Pacemaker the boat was out of the water until June 2011. Llanoria will compete in Finland at the 2011 World Cup.

Goose and Llanoria
Llanoria (in the air) being moved into Peter Hofmann's shop as Goose is moved out.

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