Photos: New Wooden 12 Meter Sailing

Anker 434, the first wooden 12 Meter to be produced in decades is in the water and underway.

Anker 434 12 meter
Johan Ankers ultimate masterpiece the 12 Metre Class design No. 434 has been produced by Robbe & Berking Classics.Robbe & Berking Classics
Anker 434 12 meter
At the age of 68 Johan Anker created his latest 12 Metre Class design in 1939 before he passed away in the following year. Due to the outbreak of war his design No. 434 was never built.Robbe & Berking Classics
Anker 434 12 meter
Robbe & Berking Classics retrieved the complete set of drawings and is pleased to build this remarkable 12 Metre Class design on behalf of a Scandinavian owner committed to 12 Metre Class sailing.Robbe & Berking Classics
Anker 434 12 meter
Anker 434 is the first 12 Metre to be constructed of wood in over 50 years.Robbe & Berking Classics
Anker 434 12 meter
Attention to details is evident everywhere onboard, from the construction to the hull inlays.Robbe & Berking Classics
Anker 434 12 meter
Hardware was chosen to match the classic design aesthetic.Robbe & Berking Classics
Anker 434 12 meter
Specifications: LOA: 71' 0" | LWL: 53' 9" | Beam: 11" 9" | Draft: 8' 8" | Sail Area: 1,872Robbe & Berking Classics