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Design No. 0088
Built for: A. C. Trinder
Builder: R. A. Newman & Sons, Poole, England,,
Date designed: 1948
Class – Hull Number Vertue Class No. 25
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: Bermudan fractional sloop
Melusine is Newmans fifth of six Vertues that they built between 1938/49, she is the fourth to be constructed in the 1948/9 season and like her boatyard sisters Melusine was also planked in Mahogany on grown Oak frames.
Built from exactly the same drawings as Wraithe (V 23) design number 0085, our records show three owners up to 1990 but little is known of her whereabouts since then.
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Individual Drawing Copies
Please download and print the drawings list for Melusine. Individual plan copies cost $85.00 which includes standard airmail. Please contact us using the link for information on how to order.Download Drawing List
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.
Full set of Stock Building Plans
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.