The SCEPTRE a 12-metre class yacht was built by Alexander Robertson and Sons Ltd., Sandbank on Holy Loch, Scotland for the Royal Yacht Squadron Syndicate at Cowes, U.K.
Designed by David Boyd.
1958 Launched as the SCEPTRE K17.
Displacement 30 tons, dim. 21.00 x 3.56 x 2.76m. (draught), length on waterline 14.15m.
Sail area 172 m².
She was built for the 1958 America Cup challenge.
The 1958 race of the America Cup was sailed off Newport RI from 20 till 26 September 1958 between the USA yacht COLUMBIA US 16 and the challenger the British yacht SCEPTRE.
The four races were all won by the COLUMBIA.
1959 Sold to Erik A Maxwell, Cowes, UK, not renamed.
1972 Sold to E.A. King, Cowes, not renamed.
1973 Sold to I.D. Mackay, Southampton, UK, not renamed.
1975 Transferred to the Estate of I.D. Mackay, Southampton, not renamed.
1976 Sold to J.D.A. Walker, Lytham St Annes, U.K. not renamed.
1986 Sold to the Sceptre Preservation Society (Tony Walker) at Preston Marina, U.K. not renamed.
2014 Still owned by the Society, and sails in British waters.
More info is given: http://www.sceptre1958.co.uk/
Antigua 1987 $1 sg1074, scott1002.
Barbuda 1987 $1 sg938, scott854.
Grenada of Grenadines 1992 $1 sg1582, scott1479. (Other yacht is the COLUMBIA US 16)
Source: Wikipedia. http://www.12mrclass.com/yacht-search/d ... 05630.html
SG257 Sea Breezes 4/69