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Velsheda



Yacht name: Velsheda
Length: 128 ft • 39 m
Year: 1933
Builder: Camper & Nicholson
Design: Charles Nicholson
Sail mark: J-K7
Class: J Class
Refit architect: Gerard Dijkstra
Refit interior: John Mumford

Support ship: Bystander
Locations: Monaco Classic Week October 2005 & Voiles de Saint Tropez October 2006

Named after first owner WL Stephenson's three daughters Velma, Sheila and Daphne, Velsheda was the second of four legendary UK J-class yachts.
She was restored in 1984 and then more recently modernised by Dijkstra and Mumford, with carbon-fibre mast and refaired hull, in Southampton in 1998.