Vertue 112 Raumati

Laurent Giles design No420
BuilderElkins: Christchurch:UK
Launch Date1962
Hull MaterialTeak bottom mahogany topsides, copper fastened on oak frames.
DeckCanvas over ply
EngineBeta 13hp diesel
Ballast keel materialLead
CockpitShort, self draining
RigLarge bermudan
Mast Spruce: two spreaders.
Heads'lsStays'l, hanked & roller furling genoa
Backstay arrangementRunners & backstay to double bumkin
Home PortCornworthy
Current OwnerRoger Robinson
Contact detailsBrambles, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 7UL, UK
Other comments:Probably the last Elkins built Vertue.
Her Beken photo was used on the cover of the sales brochure for the Cheoy Lee built Vertues of the 1960's imported into the UK by Dennis Hoolahan.
Completed Atlantic circuit.