Belmore was one of the few yachts to conform to both the RORC and the American CCA rulebooks. She raced in the 1958 Bermuda Race.
November 2006 – being restored at Kemp’s Quay on the Itchen River. Drawings etc. in Appendix to later editions of Illingworth’s book ‘Offshore’/’Further Offshore’.
A narrative of her participation in the 1960 Bermuda and Transatlantic Races was written by Erroll Bruce, her skipper: ‘When the Crew Matter Most’.
Information courtesy of James Steele
|Type of Boat:|
|Built By:||Aeromarine of Emsworth|
|LOA m / ft:||11m / 36'4"|
|LOD m / ft:||11m / 36'4"|
|LWL m / ft:||8.1m / 26'6"|
|Beam m / ft:||2.9m / 9'6"|
|Draft m / ft:||1.82m / 6'|
|Construction:||Carvel hull, larch & mahogany planks on rock elm frames; ply deck.|