Buy Now


Design No. 0024 b
Built for: Gurth Kimber
Builder: Primmer & Snook, Bursledon, England
Date designed: 1937
Principal Design Data
L.O.A: 31’ 7” (9.63 m)
Datum: 22’ 0” (6.71 m)
Beam Max: 7’ 9″ (2.36 m)
Draft: 5′ 3” (1.60 m)
Displacement tons: 2.91
T.M.: 5.41 tons
Ballast ratio:
Sail Area: 440 sq. ft
Rig: Bermudan sloop

This 22’ waterline racing sloop was designed for Lt. Col. Ormonde Derby who later built Bettine; the first Brittany class and Bettine Jnr. Vertue number V18. However it was Royal Burnham Yacht Club member Gurth Kimber who had previously owned Aline IV and Lorna III who is listed as the first owner of Searigs.
Planked in ¾” western Red Cedar with a single English Elm garboard strake the keelson was from Elm and posts English Oak. A great deal of effort was put into weight saving with Western Red cedar used for all of the furniture.


We are currently updating the online purchase facility. For those of you who would like to buy copies of the original historical drawings, plan for the construction of scale models, stock plan sets for full size construction, study notes or our brochure please contact us stating which design and items you require. We will do our best to help.

SKU: 0024b.001 Categories: , ,

If you want to make your purchase by using PayPal account or credit card, please choose 'PayPal' at the 'Check out'.
We can also take payment by Bank transfer, for further information, please contact us.

Contact Us

Additional Information

Individual Drawing Copies

Please download and print the drawings list for Searigs, Individual plan copies cost $85.00 which includes standard airmail; however some drawings are stored at the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich who levy additional costs will be added. Please contact us using the link for information on how to order.

Download Drawing List

Model Plans

Full set of Stock Building Plans

A replica of Searigs can be constructed from the original 1937 drawings, or if preferred using strip plank construction for which full construction, rigging and outfit drawings will be provided.

Poster & Art Prints