Gaff Rigged Cutter Project

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6.40m (21'0")



Underwater profile
Lifting keel

1 x Diesel 10hp, Yanmar 1GM 10 (unknown year)

Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only)

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Extra Details

Designer John Leather M. Rina
Builder D Wroughton Whitby
Lying Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only)
Fuel capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 1GM 10 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


LOA 6.40m (21'0")
LWL 5.49m (18'0")
Beam 2.44m (8'0")
Draft Min 0.46m (1'6")
Draft Max 1.07m (3'6")
Displacement 1,500kg (3,307.5lbs)
Storage Ashore


Gaff rigged Wood spars (2011) with stainless steel standing rigging (2011)


Mainsail - Slab (unknown year) 1 Reefs
Headsail - (unknown year)
Other sails 2nd Jib (unknown year)

Sails in good condition
Mast & fittings, Boom & fittings


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Lifting keel
Finish Paint finish

Fuel tanks not fitted
Extra fittings include:
Houdini hatch for the fore deck
2 x oval brass port holes
2 x round port holes
5 cwt (254 kgs) lead ballast ingots

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Beaching legs tick
Trailer tick

2 anchors
4 x sheet winches supplied for fitting
6 x new Tufnol cleats
New beaching legs & fittings

Safety Equipment

Manual Patay bilge pump requires fitting

Broker's Comments

The hull of this vessel is a GRP copy of the original ‘Blue Peter’, a wooden gaff rigged cutter designed by the famous naval architect and author John Leather.

Although still in the project stage, it comes with a modern road trailer, a 1GM 10 Yanmar engine, a copy of the original John Leather drawings and many other fixtures ready to be fitted.

The present owner has too many other commitments at the present time and would like to see her taken on by a keen and capable classic enthusiast.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered. These boat details are subject to contract.

This Gaff Rigged Cutter Project has been personally photographed and viewed by Billy & Jo Hallam of Boatshed Plymouth. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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