Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Design 1859 - Gabrielle III

A blog reader asked us to post an article about this design. So here you go. This stunning beauty of a boat was built by James McGruer & Company, Ltd of Scotland. She is constructed of wood. The boat was launched in 1967. She was designed as a cruiser/racer and for short handled sailing by a couple.

The boat is now called Tintoo VI and is currently for sale. Click here to see her listing and various interior photographs. She is in mint condition.

Here are the plans.

Principal Characteristics
LOA 51'-9"
LWL 35'-0"
Beam 12'-7"
Draft 6'-11"
Displacement 35,422 lbs
Ballast 16,000 lbs
Sail Area 1,135 sq ft

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