Designer: Arthur Holgate


A South African who designed, built and sailed, the 60ft Titch, the 73ft Lorraine, the 90ft Antares, all steel hulled, gaff rig schooners, and sailed them all from Cape Town to the Caribbean, He went on to sail Antares single handed across the Atlantic. Arthur also designed Jessica/Adix and was consulting with the Spanish yard during her construction. However he was killed by a car in Maine while negotiating to build a 200 footer with an “American bottom” that was to be used for charter and sail training.

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Nationality: South African
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