The Laurent Giles Archive

The fountainhead of technical wisdom on the designs of Jack Laurent Giles, including Vertues.

Wooden Ships – International Yacht Brokers

The best of the quality yacht brokers: find your Vertue here!

Speedwell Adventures

This absolutely delightful website is a true inspiration to us all. Very interesting stuff about junk rig and of course one of the best travelled Vertues of all.

Cheoy Lee Association

The famous Hong Kong yard owners association with some Vertue information tucked in there.

Bossoms Boatyard

Bossoms Boatyard are on the Thames in Oxford and built most of the GRP Vertue II’s.  They still look after the moulds and might just be persuaded to build some more if enough people showed sufficient commitment!

Ratsey & Lapthorne Sailmakers

The original Cowes based sailmakers now offering a discount for new Vertue sails.

Sumara of Weymouth

Sumara’s adventurous website: in the steps of Bill Tilman!

Andy Idrans

Andy Indrans’ great, gritty, website about his racing exploits with V 99, Corio Vertue: including excellent technical stuff on dealing with a leaky transom.


The blog of V 125, Drumler.

Roger Robinson Chartered Architect

My day job!!