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Arlette

Arlette is a 20ft length on deck gaff cutter, year of build and builder unknown. Acquired by her current owners as payment for a debt 20 years ago and has been stored at the back of a shed ever since.

In October 2014 the choice was clear for her, breaking her up or a re-build. The bonfire adverted the no stone unturned re-build commenced.

  • New yellow cedar hull planking deck, and bulkheads.
  • Oak frames floors deck framing and stem.
  • Teak covering boards, toe rails, cockpit coamings, sole boards and seating.
  • All fastened with copper bronze and wrought iron through her ballast keel.
  • All sitka spruce hollow spars.
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Framing complete, planking going on
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Arlette in the shop
planking complete
planking complete
Laying the deck
Laying the deck