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Design No. 0601
Built for: H. O. Goodmanson
Builder: Christchurch, New Zealand,
Date designed: 1946
Class – Hull Number Vertue Class No. 150
Principal Design Data
L.O.A: 25’ 3½” ( 7.70 m)
Datum: 21’ 6″ ( 6.55 m)
Beam Max: 7’ 2″ ( 2.18 m)
Draft: 4′ 6″ ( 1.37 m)
Displacement tons: 4.2
T.M.: 4.97 tons
Ballast ratio: 47.1%
Sail Area: 384 sq. ft
Rig: Gaff cutter

The plans for this Vertue were initially ordered as a standard two berth arrangement with modified deck works and the masthead rig. Later after a budget review and discussions with the owner of Vertue 140 which was at the time under construction in Australia Mr Goodmanson ordered the gaff rig sail and rigging plans of Andrillot prior to the yacht being commissioned sometime after March 1973.
The initial plan set was ordered in September 1969 – we have no record of who the builders were but for the fact that ‘they nearly went bankrupt’ during construction and the build period was therefore somewhat longer than had been expected. The owner who had during that time moved home from Dunedin to Christchurch took delivery of just the completed hull and deck works.
The hull was planked with Kauri with mainly Jarra and Karri beams.


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Individual Drawing Copies

Please download and print the drawings list for V164. 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 the Vertue class.

Model Plans

G:Laurent Giles Naval Architects (NZ) LtdProjects�950 – 0999

Full set of Stock Building Plans

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Full construction drawings are available for the Vertue. There are many options available: a new Vertue can be constructed from the original pre 1938 or post 1945 drawings, or if preferred using strip plank construction or for steel construction. In all cases full lofting (with full size templates for the strip plank version), hull and deck works construction, rigging and outfit drawings will be provided.
Just email us (using contact us on our home page) with the title ‘Vertue new construction’ and we will reply to discus which options are required for each version of the famous and extremely highly regarded ocean cruising yacht.

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