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Name of Boat

Arana

Owner's Name

Andy Bullock 

Boat Location

Yamba, NSW 

Registration No.

 

Sail No.

Bird sillouettes on sail 

Dimensions

Feet & Inches  Outside of stem to outside of transom

Overall Length

27 ft 

Maximum Draft

3ft. 6in. 

Maximum Beam

9ft 

Centreplate Case Length

 

Construction

Planking
Structure
Framing

Carvel Clinker
Open 1/2 Cabin Cabin

Rig

Gaff Lug

Ballast

Weight

 

Material

Lead 

Engine

Make

Volvo 

Horsepower

25hp 

Heritage

Built

1934 

Builder

Brown Bros., Balmain 

Designer

Not known 

History

Early history unknown. David Johnson owned and lived aboard in Middle Harbour in late 70s-early 80s. Sailed engineless. Re-rigged with alloy sparred gaff topsail sloop rig early 1980s; subsequently won SASC gaffers regatta. Raced successfully in mixed fleet racing on Middle Harbour Later owned by Tony Rolf, who fitted engine and conveted rig to gaff cutter. Purchased through Middle Harbour slipway and brokerage in 1992 by Andy Bullock; participated in wooden boat festival at Balmain, and in Balmain regatta, before sailing north to Coffs Harbour and then Yamba in January 1993. Restoration and refurbishment carried at Coffs Harbour and on Hickey Island, Yamba. Partipated in Yamba wooden boat shows, and local cruising.
 

Race Record

Comments

Owner would like to learn more of Arana's history, particularly early history.
 

 

 

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