Ship profile for the sailing ship: "Lady-Maud"

Photos of the sailing ship:

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Lady-Maud, Volker Gries, Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002 , 07/2002

Source, location, date:
Volker Gries,
Sail Brest / Cutty Sark 2002,

Technical data of the sailing ship:

Registered port:Vannes
Type of rigging:KUTTER
Type of ship:Gaffelkutter, Yacht
Year built:1907
Yard:A.R. Luke, Luke Brothers, Hamble, UK
Overall length:15.15 m
Length (hull):11.95 m
Breadth:2.80 m
Draught:2.15 m
Sail area:100 m2
Ship's hull:Holz / Wood
Power:20 PS
Engine:Volvo MD 11

Portrait of the sailing ship:

Last update: 02 Jan 2012

  • design by A.R. Luke, construction by Luke Brothers in Hamble, UK in 1907.
  • 1922-1931 property of Capt. Richard Travers Dixon, (Olympic champion in sailing in 1908).
  • 1928 she came second in the Channel Race for sailing crafts which are too small to be participants of the Fastnet Race, in 1930 she won the Channel Race.
  • later vereral changes of the owner.
  • 1970 discovered by frenchman Gérard d’Aboville (adventurer and politician) at the Cowes island, purchased and general overhaul and restoration.