Gaff rigged Ocean cruising Vertue – Not built

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Built for: F. Scahill
Builder: Not built
Date designed: 1948
Class – Hull Number Vertue Class number not attributed
Principal Design Data
L.O.A: 25’ 3½” ( 7.70 m)
Datum: 21’ 6″ ( 6.55 m)
Beam Max: 7’ 2″ ( 2.18 m)
Draft: 4′ 6″ ( 1.37 m)
Displacement tons: 4.2
T.M.: 4.97 tons
Ballast ratio: 47.1%
Sail Area: 384 sq. ft
Rig: Gaff cutter

Although not built at the time the new designs were drawn for Mr Scahill in 1948 for this gaff rigged ocean cruising version of the Vertue design. Mr Scahill was a resident of New Zealand.
No sail number was attributed and as far as we know the licence to build this yacht was not passed to a third party.
As well as the gaff rig, the design changes encompassed an increase of free board and after this time we see the use of a different table of offsets which made the extra allowance for an additional hull plank in the topsides. This was used on among others Speedwell of Hong Kong (V 44) and the later which bore the class name – Vertue (V 63) which was also for a New Zealander.,

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Individual Drawing Copies

Please download and print the drawings list for design number 0097, Individual plan copies cost $85.00 which includes standard airmail. Please contact us using the link for information on how to order.

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Study Notes

34 page A4 format colour booklet containing many small scale drawings and photographs as well as technical data and an abridged specifications of Andrillot and the various Vertue types. Construction scantlings of the carvel, strip plank & steel versions are outlined as are the variant deck arrangements, accommodation layouts and rigs.
Included are generic drawing lists for each of the alternative designs and information for clients considering building a new Vertue.

Model Plans

G:Laurent Giles Naval Architects (NZ) LtdProjects�950 – 0999

Full set of Stock Building Plans

1244 Vertue XXXV low res

Full construction drawings are available for the Vertue. There are many options available: a new Vertue can be constructed from the original pre 1938 or post 1945 drawings, or if preferred using strip plank construction or for steel construction. In all cases full lofting (with full size templates for the strip plank version), hull and deck works construction, rigging and outfit drawings will be provided.
Just click on contact us on our home page, send a short message with the title ‘Vertue stock plans’ and we will reply to discus which options are required with each version of the famous and extremely highly regarded ocean cruising yacht.

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