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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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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History

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

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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