Vertue V 179
$25.00 – $2,250.00
Design No. 0729
Built for: Clane Cranfield
Builder: C Cranfield, Vancouver, Canada.
Date designed: 1946
Class – Hull Number Vertue Class No. 178
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 cutter
Thomas Kline, a Canadian clipped from a magazine the small image of the general arrangement of a standard ‘Cheoy Lee’ Vertue. He stapled the clip to a brief seven line letter outline his choices for short cockpit, long doghouse, masthead sloop rig, wooden spars and an inboard motor. He also requested both iron and lead keel options.
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Individual Drawing Copies
Please download and print the drawings list for Vertue 179, 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 the Vertue class.
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.