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Name of Boat

Avalon III

Owner's Name

Phillip Myer 

Boat Location

Queenscliff / Geelong Grammar School 

Registration No.

 

Sail No.

C91 

Dimensions

Feet & Inches  Outside of stem to outside of transom

Overall Length

24' 0" 

Maximum Draft

2'8" 

Maximum Beam

9'0" 

Centreplate Case Length

8'0" 

Construction

Planking
Structure
Framing

Carvel Clinker
Open 1/2 Cabin Cabin

Rig

Gaff Lug

Ballast

Weight

800 kg 

Material

Lead Ignots 

Engine

Make

Yanmar  

Horsepower

15 HP 

Heritage

Built

Circa 1910 

Builder

Amateur fisherman at Queenscliff   

Designer

Unknown - Possibly Alec Lacco's first boat 

History

Earlier history is little known and anecdotal. Purchased as a wreck in 1997 at Queenscliff. Refastened and re-ribbed by the Wooden Boat Shop. The restoration was completed by Phillip Myer. Launched at Queenscliff in September 1999. Avalon III is sailed and raced by Geelong Grammar during the summer terms
 

Race Record

Fast 24 Footer with numerous line honour victories in division2. Mediocre to atrocious on handicap.
 

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