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Name of Boat

Curlew

Owner's Name

Brett Hoppen 

Boat Location

Goolwa 

Registration No.

GA44S ( previously SB 240 S ) 

Sail No.

GV44S 

Dimensions

Feet & Inches  Outside of stem to outside of transom

Overall Length

30' 

Maximum Draft

4' 

Maximum Beam

12' 

Centreplate Case Length

no plate - yet 

Construction

Planking
Structure
Framing

Carvel Clinker
Open 1/2 Cabin Cabin

Rig

Gaff Lug

Ballast

Weight

Unknown 

Material

Concrete 

Engine

Make

Perkins 

Horsepower

90 

Heritage

Built

Kingston SE. South Australia 1937 

Builder

L.Goldfinch and J.Lane 

Designer

 

History

Fishing boat around the S.E.South Australian coast, moved up into the Gulf St.Vincent, then to the Murray River at Nildottie. Towed downstream to Goolwa and restored. Currently racing with the Goolwa Vintage Boat Club.

Trucked to Mannum from Pt. Adelaide about 1997.
Towed down stream from Nildottie to Goolwa 2004.

 

Race Record

Handicap wins in the longer down wind races (no centre board yet- doesn't point as good as some).
 

Comments

Restoration continuing.
 

 

 

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