Certificate no 2415
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Millbrook
Vessel type Cutter
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Allen, W, Poole
Built in 1914
Hull material Wood
Rig Bermudan Cutter
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 1
Propulsion Sail
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
11.00 feet (3.36 m)
6.00 feet (1.83 m)
Length: Overall
38.00 feet (11.59 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



CHARMIAN OF POOLE was built in 1914 by W Allen of Poole as a Bermudan gentleman's yacht. She is of timber carvel construction and her current engine is a Vetus diesel of 53 hp, installed in 2001. The vessel was found in Greece in 1983 and her owner extended her to her current 38 ft length based on pilot cutter lines and changed the rig to top mast gaff cutter. Sold on and subject of a major restoration to stem decks and coach roof, she was bought in 2006 by her current owners who live onboard and race her in various regattas. She has won the Concours Trophy in Fowey in 2008 and Plymouth in 2009 and also won the Pilot Cutter Review in 2010.

Key dates

  • 1914

    Built by W.Allen

  • 1983

    Vessel found in Greece and returned to UK

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