Friday, February 4, 2011

Design 1540 - Sapphire

The more we look into the files the more boats we find that were built in New Zealand and Australia. This attractive sloop was built of wood by P. Vos, Ltd of Auckland. She was launched in 1960.

Here is the general arrangement plan.

This article, while lengthy, tells the story a lot better than I can. It's on three pages. Double click for readable view.

Principle Dimensions
LOA 42'-0"
LWL 27'-6"
Beam 8'11"
Draft 6'-0"
Displacement 17,344 lbs

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