V 227 Chu-Fa

An unusual boat based on the lines of a VII, strip planked hull.



We are hoping to find out more about Chu-Fa in due course.


  • Laurent Giles design No:
  • Builder: Dietmar Ring and later builder 1999-2018
  • Launch Date: About 2018
  • Hull Material: Western red cedar strip planked
  • Deck: Teak
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  • Doghouse: None
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  • Rig: Chinese Lug or Junk rig
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  • Other comments: Junk rigged from new, one of at least three Vertues rigged in this way, including Speedwell of Hong Kong