Yacht: Tern IV

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Tern IV

Claud Worth designed this yacht for himself and she now lies in the Channel Islands.   Written about in Claud Worth’s book ‘Yacht Navigation and Voyaging’ – Chapter XXXII  ‘Suspect that it is the same Tern IV that was sold by the Square Rig Shipping Co in Charleston (Cornwall) several years ago (2010)’.

Designer: Claude Worth
Type of Boat:
Rig: Gaff Yawl
Year Built: 1924
Built By: Philip & Sons, Dartmouth, England
LOA m / ft: 18.9m / 62'
LOD m / ft:
LWL m / ft: 14.9m / 49'
Beam m / ft: 4.1m / 13'5"
Draft m / ft: 2.4m / 8'
Yard No:
Sail Stats
Construction: An oak keel, elm garboards, planking is of 1 3/4 teak. Oak frames. The boom 'was' 38 foot long. External ballast: 13 tons of lead. Internal ballast: 5 tons.
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