Accomodation & Facilities

On deck U shaped stern seating on either side of the helmsman for 6-8 persons with deck space for 2 small deckchairs under an easily removable Sunbrella fabric bimini.

Single main saloon, naturally lit by 8 portholes with butterfly windows in the roof, a central chart table and comfortable berths to each side and to the front with rattan faced storage cupboards abutting the inside of the hull. All finishes in varnished wood with white painted elements.

With the long carriage house roof and wide walkways, guests can choose to sit there and even to enjoy lying in the netting below the bowsprit.

Main Characteristics

  • Heads: single electric toilet. Freshwater shower located on deck
  • Galley: 2 large insulated iceboxes, single gas cooking ring, sink, work surface and extensive storage. Marine barbecue is located on deck
  • Forepeak: Forward of the saloon is a large storage area for sails, anchor chain, tools and for crew to sleep if necessary
  • Dinghy: inflatable 2.9m RIB for 6-8 persons with a Yamaha 15hp outboard outboard engine which is either towed behind, deflated and stored or secured on the carriage house roof
  • Type: Gaff rigged cutter with iron ballasted long keel
  • Year Built: 1911 in Shanghai
  • Designer: Per Lloyd’s Register of Shipping where Eveline (original name “Ethel L”) was originally registered, she was designed by John G. Alden, the celebrated  American yacht designer.
  • Construction: Carvel using “Shanghai pine” with later cengal planking all on teak or later cengal frames with replaced teak decks laid on new cengal planking and beams
  • Superstructure: Original teak superstructure and hinged butterfly windows rebuilt with new cengal capping rail
  • Flag: British flag No. 127241 at the Devon port of Bideford (No.2 in 1965). Former registrations were No 18 in Shanghai and No. 28 in 1952 in Singapore


  • Length overall: 13.3m
  • Beam: 4.07m
  • Draft: 2.00m
  • Bowsprit: 3.3m
  • Gross & Registered tonnage: 17.95 tonnes (which has fluctuated over the years)

Mechanical & Electrical

  • Engine: Formally a Perkins 4.108 circa 1972, Japan made & now a Yanmar 4JH5E marine diesel with a continuous rating output of 48.3 mhp at 2,907 rpm
  • Generator: None
  • Batteries: 2 banks of batteries charged by the alternator from the engine
  • Steering: Kobelt 7050 hydraulic
  • Toilet: single electrical
  • Watermaker: None but fresh water storage of 135 gallons in two tanks
  • Diesel: Single tank holding 60 gallons
  • Windlass: Maxwell electric, custom made in bronze
  • Ground tackle: 1 Danforth anchor and 1 reserve smaller anchor with 120ft of chain
  • VHF: 1 fixed and 1 handheld
  • SSB/HF Radio: None
  • Instrumentation: Raymarine ST60 Tridata (depth and speed) and wind indicator; assorted plugged in chartplotter with AIS (Automatic Identification System) receiver and modern marine gimballed compass

Sails and Rigging

  • Rig: Gaff with running back stays
  • Main sail: 41.18 m/2 with 3 reefs and full length battens in 9.30oz Egyptian creme colour High Modulus Dacron sailcloth by Challenge Sailcloth
  • Stay sail: Self tacking, 14.34 m/2 sailcloth as per Mainsail
  • Yankee: Self furling high cut 39.12m/2 sailcloth as per Mainsail but a lighter 3.8oz weight
  • Multi-purpose sail:
  • Mast & booms: Teak wood coloured Carbon
  • Standing Rigging: Norseman Gibb Stainless steel
  • Winches: 2 Lewmar non self tailing winches for the Yankee dating back to 1964-66 when purchased from Capt OM Watts in London plus 1 selftailing winch for the Yankee sail’s self furler
  • Blocks: Mostly traditional teak blocks from Classic Marine and Maritime Enterprises, Isle of Wight