Yacht: Pierrette

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Built for Robert M Donaldson of the Clyde Iron Works.   She is a sistership to Mignon  and Yvette.   Had a bermudian rig in 1928 and was photographed in and around Plymouth (shown in black and white photo above – image to come). Likely to have been one of the first bermudian yacht in Plymouth where she had a small jib on a short bowsprit and also had running backstays.   She was acquired 3 years ago (in 2004) at auction` and was underwent restoration in 2007`.

She is now lying on the South Coast`.

Designer: William Fife III
Type of Boat:
Rig: Gaff Cutter
Year Built: 1899
Built By: William Fife & Son, Fairlie
LOA m / ft: 8.3m / 27' 3
LOD m / ft:
LWL m / ft: 5.1m / 16' 9
Beam m / ft: 2m / 6' 9
Draft m / ft: 1.2m / 4'
Yard No:
Sail Stats Sail No. 450
Construction: Yellow pine on rock elm and sawn oak frames. She has a new teak deck.
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