Bert van Baar has written to say that at the Beale Park Boat Show (10-12th June) the De Bootbouwschool will be showing the good-looking Hanze yawl, which he and colleagues designed last winter during a three-day course on lofting.
With the aid of Pepijn van Schaik of Manta Marine Design, the school has now made a set of plans available to purchase; the boat will also be available as a kit this year.
The boat was built during a nine-day boatbuilding course with five people in my workshop during March – she is to be finished by the student who was lucky enough to win the boat in a lottery, although I don’t think this will be completed before the show.
The Hanze yawl will be rigged in the same way as Iain Oughtred’s Ness Yawl as standard, although other rigging arrangements are available on demand.
Bert himself has just finished a whitehall rowing boat with sliding seats for a Dutch owner, and is now building an example of Oughtred’s Kotik design for a Russian customer – it’s a streched version of the well known Wee Seal.
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6 thoughts on “Beale Park Boat Show preview: De Bootbouwschool boatbuilding school shows the Hanze yawl”
Now that’s a good looking plywood boat. No, I should just say “that’s a good looking boat” full stop. I would be very happy to build one of those. Why? I can’t explain, except to my eyes it just looks right. The drag in the keel, shape of the stem, raked mast… Someone knows what they’re doing. Lovely.
I agree she's a good looker.. But why the holes in the centre board? Not the sort a place you hope people will be looking when you are on the water….
It will be filled with molten lead. I think the strange shape is intended to hold it in place.
PS Congratulations on your first two million, Gav.
Hi Adrian, glad you like our result of 3 days working out a nice design during a course lofting. If you want to get to now her ancenstors? Just mail me. Or come to have a look at her at Beale Park!
The funny whole in the daggerboard is to be filled with lead. The funny shape (A Manta Ray) is a tribute to Pepijn van Schaik of Manta Marine Design.
Later she will get my logo in the sails, just for the birds to watch. The fish also will want to have a look at a nice logo: the Manta Ray.