V 150 Marian Grace



Information supplied by Ray King-Turner, who completed the boat that had been commenced earlier by Alex Goodmanson.


Marian Grace looking very smart in a New Zealand marina.


Marian Grace sharing an anchorage with Wanderer III in Stewart Island, off the southern tip of New Zealand.


  • Laurent Giles design No: 601
  • Builder: H, G. Goodmanson & Ray King-Turner
  • Launch Date: 1980
  • Hull Material: Kauri
  • Deck: grp over ply
  • Engine: Yanmar diesel 2GM20
  • Ballast keel material: Lead
  • Doghouse: Stepped ocean coachroof
  • Cockpit: Short
  • Berths: Three
  • Rig: All inboard masthead bermudan sloop.
  • Mast: Alloy (Herreshoff H28 standard 'fitting'!)
  • Heads'ls: Roller furling masthead genoa
  • Backstay arrangement: Twin, inboard backstays
  • Home Port: Lyttelton, S. Island, New Zealand
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  • Other comments: Another real Ocean Vertue inspired by Humphrey Barton's escapades with V xxxv.