Certificate no 2029
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Poole
Vessel type Ketch
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Crossfield Brothers, Conway
Built in 1914
Hull material Wood
Rig Gaff Ketch
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
12.00 feet (3.66 m)
6.00 feet (1.83 m)
Length: Overall
42.00 feet (12.81 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


Built in 1914 by Crossfields of Conwy, OLGA is a gaff ketch yacht of carvel construction, pitch pine on grown oak frames with an inboard diesel engine by Ford, model 4D 592E, installed in the 1960s. In her long life she has had just 6 owners and in 2008 her present owner started a third refit. For most of her life she has sailed in the Irish Sea area and was reputed to have been sailed to Canada and back by her first owners. She is a well found, safe and seakindly yacht which is much admired. Crossfields was once a famous boatbuilding family but built few yachts, giving OLGA a rarity value.

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