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Walkabout

Name of Boat

Meander
(Previously Walkabout)

Owner's Name

Roger Aldridge 

Boat Location

Bruny Is., Tas, 7150 

Registration No.

KR 1 

Sail No.

KR 1 

Dimensions

Feet & Inches  Outside of stem to outside of transom

Overall Length

31ft. 9 in. 

Maximum Draft

1.8 metres 

Maximum Beam

7ft. 6in. 

Centreplate Case Length

NA 

Construction

Planking
Structure
Framing

Carvel Clinker
Open 1/2 Cabin Cabin

Rig

Gaff Lug

Ballast

Weight

About 1.5 ton 

Material

Lead 

Engine

Make

Sole 

Horsepower

17 hp 

Heritage

Built

1948 

Builder

G.R Morgan, Melbourne 

Designer

Knud Reimers, Denmark 

History

Raced extensively on Port Phillip before moving to Sydney...lost trace of her.Sailed to Hobart Circa 2005. Now sails/races with Kettering Yacht Club. Boat is glassed to the waterline and splined with cedarfrom w/l to keel New motor 2006, new fully battened main, new headsail,new furler.
 

Race Record

Numerous Div. 2 trophies with Kettering and Cygnet Yacht Clubs and regattas.
 

Comments

This double-ender is big brother to the Tumlaren, and a copy of Adlard Coles' "Cohoe in which he won the first transatlantic race circa 1947
 

 

 

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