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Achterwasser with Katrina

Many thanks to Frank in Germany for providing us with a great video of his trip with ‘Katrina’ to Achterwasser in North East Germany last summer. It looks like a fabulous place to sail; I can feel a Cape Cutter 19 CA week coming on, if Frank will organise it. ūüėČ  

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Cape Cutter 19 Blogs

Some of our most active owners blog about their travels and modifications. If you like to keep abreast of the latest news, before it gets to this class association website, you should follow each of the following blogs. All of the blogs so far are using WordPress, which, when coupled with a smart phone like […]

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Buy your own Cape Cutter 19

There are new and pre-owned Cape Cutter 19’s for sale at Honnor Marine in Rochdale, UK. Call¬†+44 (0)1706 715986 ¬† mobile: +44 (0)7966 518536 and ask for Bob Brown.

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Small Craft Advisor – July edition

US magazine, Small Craft Advisor, carried two Cape Cutter 19 articles in it’s July 2012 issue. We’re a bit slow at finding out about these things, hence only being able to report it now, but the magazine is available to download for a few dollars, and well worth it. It features¬†Martin Stretch at the helm […]

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New forum location

As of Tuesday 12th March the forum will have been migrated to a new location:- Your current username and password will remain.

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The Cape Cutter 19 has turned out to be the perfect boat for our family, although it took us some time to ¬†discover it. We’d met someone with a Drascombe longboat, who took us for a sail in it. We were immediately struck by shallow draught, stability and large amount of space (especially compared to […]

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Design and Stability

The Cape Cutter 19 design originates from¬†the¬†classic old gaff cutter work boats and successfully combines old world charm with advancements in construction, performance and comfort. As a modern design she is faster than many of her contemporaries, and, because of lead ballast, stiffer in a blow. The Cape Cutter 19 boasts a high peaked gaff […]

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The Cape Cutter 19 was developed by Nick & Lyndsay Voorhoeve. Their mission was to provide an outstanding classic yacht for sailing pleasure. Their love of traditional boats developed in¬†the¬†Caribbean¬†where¬†they purchased and renovated a¬†Dudley Dix¬†designed Shearwater excursion schooner for day sailing. Impressed by her good looks and sailing ability, Nick and Lyndsay contacted Dudley on¬†their […]

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Zephyr is sail number 47 and was built at Cape Yachts in South Africa in 2003. She was then shipped to the UK in a container. By late 2003 she was living on a mooring in Lymington and sailed on and around The Solent. She was then sold and moved to Stranford Lough in Northern […]

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Mary Ann

I’m mainly a lake¬†sailor.¬†My introduction to sailing was (mainly) Drascombe based. I had a friend with a Lugger who trail sailed it, that was about 30 years ago. Fifteen years ago we¬†acquired¬†a new neighbour who had a Hunter Medina and took me sailing in it. He quickly changed that for a Drascombe Coaster, in which […]

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