FOR SALE LYMINGTON RIVER SCOW 'PETREL ' Sail no: 548
Built by John Claridge to a high specification and exhibited at Southampton Boat Show in September 2015. Excellent 'almost new' condition. Dark blue hull, cream topsides and yellow/red mainsail and jib.
Construction: GRP hull with historic high-quality teak woodwork – see below. All standard equipment including oars, rowlocks, wind indicator etc plus mainsheet ratchet block, self-bailer, whisker pole, cover support pole, boarding stirrups and upgraded stainless steel anchor and warp. Stainless steel launching trolley with moulded cradle. PVC raised cover. Good local racing record. View at John Claridge Boats, Lymington.
A bit of history! In 1917 the SS Pegu, en-route to Liverpool from Rangoon with a cargo of fine Burmese teak was torpedoed by a U-boat off the south coast of Ireland and sank. In 2011, 80 tonnes of teak was salvaged from the silt and most was found to be in excellent condition. Some of this teak was used in the restoration of the Cutty Sark and in the construction of the LR Scow 'Petrel'.
Contact: Andy Peter 01590 682442
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