Yacht: Helmi

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Sailed to the Isle Of Wight in 1949 where she was bought by a local dentist who kept her until 1994.

“She is still resident in Cowes” – 2013.

“My father bought this boat in january 2015 and is currently doing a complete restoration. He lives in cornwall and the boat is housed in Millbroke boat yard.” – Harvey Oakley, 2016

Designer: Olaffson
Type of Boat:
Rig: Bermudan Ketch
Year Built: 1948
Built By: Porin Vene of Helsingforg, Finland
LOA m / ft:
LOD m / ft: 14m / 46'
LWL m / ft:
Beam m / ft: 3m / 10'
Draft m / ft: 2m / 6'6"
Yard No:
Sail Stats
Construction: Planked in 1 ½” Pitch Pine fastened to heavy sawn oak frames at 24” centres. 2 steamed intermediate timbers fastened with copper nails and roves. Heavy Iron strap floors with large gauge iron floor bolts through the planking. Iron keel bolts through the strap floors with an external iron ballast keel. No internal ballast. Pitch Pine T&G deck laid on pine deck beams to a heavy beamshelf all round which is through bolted with the heavy sawn oak frames. Deck is sheathed with GRP and finished in cream non-slip deck paint. Heavy scrubbed teak toe rail all round with a teak rubbing strake.

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