The J Class superyacht Velsheda under sail
Photo by Benoit Donne
The J class Velsheda
Designed by Charles Nicholson and built by Camper & Nicholson in 1933 in Gosport. She was Nicholson's second design for a J Class and Stephenson's second big yacht. Velsheda was named after Stephenson's three daughters, Velma, Sheila and Daphne. Velsheda often participates in regatta's, most recently in the J class regatta in the UK.