Black Adder

Black adder

 

Previously called ‘Kitmus’.

Grounded on Chichester Bar in 1948.

Insurance write-off & keel sold off.

Restored with new iron keel in Bosham.

Iron keel replaced with “Suvretta”s (W-2) lead keel in 1998.

Restored Maldon (Classic boat feature Feb 97); re-launched Aug 1998.
Weighed at Suffolk Yacht Harbour on 8 July 1999: 4.16 metric tonnes.

Sailed to Solent for 2009 BCYC Regatta (photospread in Classic Boat Oct 09 and Nov 10).

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