Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Ocean Pride PZ134"
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Technical data of the sailing ship:
|Name:||Ocean Pride PZ134|
|Base port:||Rye, East Sussex|
|Type of ship:||Counter-stern Lugger|
|Yard:||Henry Peake, Newlyn, GBR|
|Length (hull):||12.80 m|
|Ship's hull:||Holz / Wood|
Portrait of the sailing ship:
Last update: 21 Jul 2013
- built by Henry Peake of Newlyn, UK in 1919 with an engine and a foremast stepped in a tabernacle, counter-stern hull, made popular after the World War I when motors became usual.
- was actively fishing from Newlyn and Hayle in West Cornwall, decommissioned in 1991 and finally bought by Leslie Rowe of the Dock Inn, Penzance; major refit in recent years.
- breaking of the mast in a storm off the Lizard while she sailed to the Looe regatta 2001.
- usually takes part in sailing festivals at the English or French channel coast.
- 2010 purchased by Matthew Wall from Leslie Rowe, begin of a refitting based in Rye, East Sussex, UK.
Contact:Website (English, 31 Jan 2010):
Cornish Luggers Online Guide: website dedicated to Cornish luggers and the Looe lugger regatta with the history of the boats and many photos
Literature for further reading:
We recommend the following references for your further research of the ship. The references marked with have been included in the generation of the ship profile on this page.
"Historic Sail. Britain's Surviving Working Craft"
The History Press 2013 ISBN: 978-0-7524-8581-2
(in Association with National Historic Ships UK)
Page: 30, 32 Source with picture Source with history Source with technical data