Yacht: Velsia

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Velsia

Originally named ‘Fantom’ she was built to the lines of ‘Vinga’ (1886) but lengthened by about 2ft by increasing the frame spacing.

She carries a Sabb 2HG 18hp diesel and is based In Falmouth, Cornwall, UK and has been owned by the present family for 57 years.
Information courtesy of David Cox(Owner)

Designer: Colin Archer
Type of Boat:
Rig: Gaff Cutter
Year Built: 1890
Built By: Colin Archer, Tolderodden
LOA m / ft: 14.32m / 47'
LOD m / ft: 10.66m / 35'
LWL m / ft: 9.7m / 32'
Beam m / ft: 3.35m / 11'
Draft m / ft: 1.82m / 6'
Yard No: 41
Sail Stats Sail Area: 1000 sq.ft. Sail No. 445
Construction: Oak on Norwegian pine doubled frames with a single steam bent oak strap between each main frame. External cast iron ballast keel (about 4 tons). The hull is about 98% original in construction and the deck is about 75% original.  The coachroof is original.
Other:
Displacement:13 tons

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