Motor Yacht built 1934 by Thornycroft, J I & Co Ltd, Hampton
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10.10 feet (3.08 metres)
48.00 feet (14.64 metres)
3.75 feet (1.14 metres)
RAKE’S RETREAT is carvel built of pitch pine on steamed oak frames, fastened with copper nails. She has a pointed bow with a plumb curved stem, and a canoe stern. She is ketch-rigged with Bermudan sails on her two timber masts.
During the Second World War, RAKE’S RETREAT was employed as a harbour patrol vessel, rented at £12 10s per month. Her former owners include Hughie Green.
- 1934 – 1949Estrellita
- 1949 – Little Star
a vessel whose plank fastenings are of copper rather than iron