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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Cape Cutter 19 Association
The Cape Cutter 19 Association was formed by a group of enthusiasts dedicated to this great little yacht. The design of the Cape Cutter 19 is based on a traditional hull form which has been proved over a very long period of time to be sea kindly and rugged.
The Cape Cutter 19 can be tuned up or down depending on the owners requirement. It has proven to be a fast, capable, brave pocket cruising yacht.
This site is designed to act as a resource for both owners, potential owners and anyone interested in the Cape Cutter 19. ANYONE is welcome to join the Association!
To join the Association contact the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org
Following a successful inaugural event this summer, the Cape Cutter 19 Association is pleased to ...
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There are new and pre-owned Cape Cutter 19’s for sale at Honnor Marine in Rochdale, ...
The Cape Cutter 19 has turned out to be the perfect boat for our family, ...