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Design No. 0015

Built for: R. K. Kinnersley
Builder: A. H. Moody & Son, Southampton, England
Date designed: 1936

Class – Hull Number Vertue Class No. 1

Principal Design Data

L.O.A: 25’ 3” (7.70 m)
Datum: 21’ 6” (6.55 m)
Beam Max: 7’ 2″ (2.18 m)
Draft: 4’ 3” (1.30 m)
Displacement tons: 4.21
T.M.: 4.8 tons
Ballast ratio: 48.3%
Sail Area: 386 sq. ft
Rig: Gaff Cutter

Andrillot was conceived as a miniature ‘Bristol Channel Pilot Boat’ In Laurent Giles own words ‘with modest forward overhangs; full displacement; outside ballast and transom stern’. Andrillot’s hull maintained the general outward character of the Pilot-fishing boat but had the benefit of the concentrated thought on the design of sea-going yachts, which the activities of the Ocean Racing Club had by then fostered’

Andrillot is listed in Laurent Giles’ hand written Data Book as Vertue Number 1. Her beam is equal to one third of her waterline length, her bow moderately cut away; transom sloping and with the narrow waterlines aft it is easy to see why with the addition later of a small inboard engine, that Andrillot adopted a bow up pose. This characteristic was addressed on later boats and, with a minor modification to the ballast keel, was ultimately vanquished.


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Additional Information

Individual Drawing Copies

Please download and print the drawings list for Andrillot, Individual plan copies cost $85.00 which includes standard airmail. Please contact us using the link for information on how to order.

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Study Notes

34 page A4 format colour booklet containing many small scale drawings and photographs as well as technical data and an abridged specifications of Andrillot and the various Vertue types. Construction scantlings of the carvel, strip plank & steel versions are outlined as are the variant deck arrangements, accommodation layouts and rigs.
Included are generic drawing lists for each of the alternative designs and information for clients considering building a new Vertue.

Model Plans

Full set of Stock Building Plans

Drg No 151 low res

A replica of Andrillot can be constructed from the original 1936 drawings, or if preferred using strip plank construction for which full construction, rigging and outfit drawings will be provided.

Poster & Art Prints