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Design No. 0080
Built for: W. Gordon Gill
Builder: A. H. Moody & Son, Swanwick, England
Date designed:1948
Class – Hull Number Brittany Class No. 4
Principal Design Data
L.O.A: 33’ 6” (10.21 m)
Datum: 25’ 0” ( 7.62 m)
Beam Max: 8’ 2 5/8” ( 2.50 m)
Draft: 5’ 3” ( 1.60 m)
Displacement tons: 6.38
T.M.: 8.15 tons
Ballast ratio: 47.6%
Sail Area: 502 sq ft
Rig: Bermudan sloop

Equiped with a folding propeller driven by 8. h.p. Stuart Turner inboard Droleen was the fourth of the Brittany class yachts of which a total of twenty were built.
She was built at Moody’s yard on the River Hamble at the same time as both Bettine the Vertue and Pocahontas.
The archive files state that the main drawings for Droleen were as Bettine the first Brittany class but we see that there are a whole set of revised drawings numbered with Droleen’s design number. These new drawings include the full hull lofting, the interior layout and many of the construction details. They were drawn between November 1947 & July 1948.


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Individual Drawing Copies

Please download and print the drawings list for Droleen. 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

16 page A4 format colour booklet containing many small scale drawings and photographs as well as technical data and an abridged specifications of the carvel and strip plank versions of Bettine and the Brittany class yachts.
Included are generic drawing lists for each of the alternative designs and information for clients considering building a modern replica of this design.

Model Plans

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Full set of Stock Building Plans

485 Brittany Sail Plan low res

Full plan sets are available for the Brittany class which may be constructed from the original 1939 drawings, or if preferred using strip plank construction: which is listed as Design Number 1222 in the Register. In each case full lofting and construction drawings, rigging, and outfit drawings will be provided

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