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Paola, Cutter Rigged Gaff Yawl, Lying  Isle of Wight

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Paola, Cutter Rigged Gaff Yawl ( Calais pilot Yawl ), for sale

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Paola is a Calais Pilot Yawl, built by Delpierre et Fils of Calais in 1925 to the design of M Deseille. Construction is carvel, Pitch Pine, on to Oak frames with a traditional, long, iron keel. 

She has been substantially rebuilt.  The superstructure is Brazilian Mahogany and the decks are Teak laid.  Her stainless steel rigging was all replaced in 2004 and her sails were all replaced in 2006. The keel bolts were replaced 2004/5. 

She offers up to four berths. Mechanical propulsion is by Ford Mermaid Meteor 50hp diesel engine.

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Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  45ft 13.72m
Length on Deck  31ft 4ins 9.55m
Waterline Length  22ft 11ins 6.99m
Beam  9ft 6ins 2.89m
Draft  4ft 11ins 1.5m
Thames tonnage   8 tons

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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