Previous names

  • Kitmus
Certificate no 2172
Status Archived


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location La Rochelle
Vessel type Racing Yacht
Archive reason Overseas Watch List
Current use Unknown
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Berthon Boat Co Ltd, Lymington
Built in 1927
Hull material
Rig Bermudan
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Sail
Primary engine type None
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
7.51 feet (2.29 m)
Length: Overall
34.49 feet (10.52 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


BLACK ADDER was built by the Berthon Boat Company at Lymington in 1927 for a Burnham owner and later renamed KITMUS. She was subsequently owned by B C Palmer of London and was later taken on by Peter Brooks of Heybridge, who undertook a major restoration of the vessel in 1996-98.

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