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Design No. 0218

Built for: Sir Henry Spurrier
Builder: Morris & Lorimer, Argyl, Scotland
Date designed: 1955

Principal Design Data

L.O.A: 47’ 9”  (14.55 m)
Datum: 35’ 0”  (10.67 m)
Beam Max: 11’ 2″  ( 3.40 m)
Draft:  7′ 0”  (2.13 m)
Displacement tons:                     
T.M.: 19.7 tons
Ballast ratio:                                 
Sail Area: 1035 sq. ft
Rig:  Bermudan Sloop (7/8ths)

Impressive in her first season, gaining five firsts and only being out of the prize list once.

From Sir Henry Spurrier, ownership then passed to Brian Stuart who, as a member of Lloyds, had sailed extensively in the Laurent Giles ketch Lutine (0163), which had been named after the famous Lutine bell that sat in Lloyds of London. Rumor has it that that, having monopolized Lutine, it was suggested that Brian might wish to own his own yacht. So it was that he soon found and purchased Zulu, which now renamed Cataweyo has survived the years, and is now a member of the British Classic Yacht Club.

The racing achievements of Zulu, are as glorious and honorable today as in her debut year, much to the hard work and restoration of her present owner David Murrin. who found her, in 1989 in an abandoned condition. She still sails under the name Catewayo


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Individual Drawing Copies

Please download and print the drawings list for Zulu, 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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Full set of Stock Building Plans

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A replica of Zulu can be constructed from the original 1955 drawings, for which full lofting, construction, rigging and outfit drawings will be provided.