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The biggest gathering of Cape Cutters

Tuesday 26th May 2015 So far eleven Cape Cutters have participated in the annual gathering, currently underway on the rivers Orwell, Deben and Stour in Suffolk. We are joined by boats of all colours, UK and South African built. We are joined too by Bob Brown, of Honnor Marine, who build the UK boats. The […]

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International Capecutter Week 2015

Eight Capecutter 19s will be travelling from around the UK and launching at the Suffolk Yacht Harbour at Levington on the River Orwell on 23rd May. They will be joined by some of the local Capecutter 19s (there are eight on the Deben/Orwell/Stour) during the course of the week to participate in the event. This should […]

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International Cape Cutter Week 2015

More details of the International Cape Cutter Week 2015 have been published. The event page has information about the location and activities, as well as links to useful resources.

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“Pipistrelle” Circumnavigation of UK

David Farquhar has owned Capecutter 19 number 11 “Pipistrelle” for ten years. He told me that he had circumnavigated the UK once, and was in the process of doing it for a second time. He expects to pass the 4000 Nm mark in her this year. Here is a quote from David: “Essentially, the (first) […]

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Mike Brooke lecture tour

Mike Brooke who sailed round Britain for charity in his Capecutter 19 in 2008 is still actively working on behalf of charity. (“Fight for Sight” and “Cetacean Research and Rescue Unit”) He has  done 11 Round Britain Lectures this year and has 4 planned for 2015. They are: Emsworth SC Fri 23 Jan, Portsmouth SC Fri […]

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Association Burgee

The Cape Cutter 19 Association has comissioned a batch of burgees. They are 12″ x 8″ and are of triple leaf construction (so that the light does not show through). They are available for members to purchase (£10 + £2.50 p&p) by contacting the treasurer (Greybeard) on the forum.    

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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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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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