|Classic carvel planked, deep keel, round bilge, displacement, gaff rigged cutter.
Built 1930s in Rose Bay, Sydney
Based on a Hillyard 2½ tonner design
"Lochen" is a timber cruising yacht - She has been built in Carvel plank construction using "Spotted Gum" with caulked seams which are putty surfaced. Her stem, deadwood, hog and stern post are solid timber and are bolted together with Bronze and Copper bolts. Her floors and compression beam are timber, which are through bolted. Her timbers are a mix of steamed solid and steamed laminated fastened with copper nails. These nails are conventionally clinched. Spotted gum and Kauri below waterline.
Topside are oregon
Interior is varnished teak
Professionally maintained by shipwrights and riggers.
||26' 1" - 7.96m|
|Keel / Ballast
||Timber Spotted gum below waterline|
Bore: 2.99 in.
Stroke: 2.76 in.
Displacement: 38.75 cu. In.
Length: 24.50 in.
Width: 20.00 in.
Height: 20.30 in.
Weight: 225.00 lbs.
||Danforth anchor and chain|
||Flares, life jackets, extinguisher|
||One electric and one manual|
cutter rig - headsail, staysail
sloop rig - headsail
|Mast / Rigging
||Oregon spars, stainless steel rigging|