A beautifully restored Gaff Rigged Cutter with all the charm and character to grace any Mahurangi Regatta.
A fine example of a Charles Bailey Jnr racing yacht from the Golden Age of Gaff Riggers. With an interesting history, she has been recently restored to her original rig: gaff, jib, staysail and topsail.
The LWL 40’ gaff cutter was built in 1904, and is the finest example of a Charles Bailey Jnr racing boat of this era and is of historic significance. She has recently undergone an extensive restoration/rebuild back to its original configuration : Gaff, staysail, jib and topsail. She is not only pleasing to the eye, she is also fast and fun to race and has had good success racing in Classic Yacht Assoc regattas. She was a Logan beater when first launched to race against Kotiri and still beats a few Logans today. Can be raced easily with a small crew of 3 or 5, and cruised with only two. Basic but comfortable inside as it was in the day, sleeps up to four. She is in good condition and has a good pedigree with a well documented history.