Belmore

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

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