Certificate no 2416
Status Registered


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


Builder Curtis & Pape, Looe
Built in 1951
Hull material Wood
Rig Sloop
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
10.00 feet (3.05 m)
4.50 feet (1.37 m)
Length: Overall
37.00 feet (11.29 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



OSTARA is a bermudan sloop of timber carvel construction, with mahogany on oak frames, built by Curtis & Pape of Looe in 1951. She has an inboard diesel engine of 35 hp by Yanmar which was installed in 1982. The vessel had major restorations in 1982, 1990 and 2000 and is now in excellent working order. She is believed to be the only West Briton shoal draft cruiser to have been built and was designed for and won the Yachting World shoal draft cruiser design competition in 1949.

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