Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Ezra"

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Lerwick
Base port:Ardfern
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter
Year built:2006
Yard:Luke Powell, Working Sail, Gweek, Cornwall. GBR
Overall length:18.00 m
Length (hull):13.40 m
Breadth:4.00 m
Draught:2.10 m
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 03 Jun 2021

  • pilot cutter built by Luke Powell of Working Sail, built and launched at Gweek Quay Boatyard, near Falmouth in Cornwall in March 2006, ready for sea trials in March 2006.
  • named "Ezra" after one of the earliest Scilly Isles pilot cutters built in the 19th century.
  • owned by Sam Brookes and Ingrid Bruce, used in the charter business, based in Western Scotland at Loch Craignish next to Oban, sailing area is the sea around the Western Isles, the Outer Hebrides and beyond.
  • operated by North-by-West Maritime Expeditions she sails expedition style voyages with sailing guests in Northern Europe, to Greenland or Svalbard during the summer


Website (English, 28 Dec 2005):
Ezra: website with basic information about the ship, many photos of her building and sailing area, contact address