Herbert William White LULWORTH

Type: British Big Class Gaff-Rigged Cutter

ex Terpsichore, ex Darsena

LULWORTH Specifications:

LOA: 151′ 11″ / 46.3m
LOD: 121′ 0″ / 36.87m
LWL: 94′ 0″ / 28.64m
Beam: 21′ 8″ / 6.6m
Draft: 18′ 1″ / 5.5m
Designer: Herbert William White
Original Owner: Richard Lee
Year Built: 1920
Built By: White Brothers
Hull Material: Composite (mahogany on steel)
Gross Displacement: 188 tons
Mainsail Area: 5,005.2 sq ft / 465 m2
Marconi Topsail: 1,431.6 sq ft / 133 m2
Jib: 748.1 sq ft / 69.5 m2



Herbert William White designed the Lulworth in 1920, was built by the White Brothers’ Yard for Richard H. Lee, who wanted a racing boat to compete in the premier yachting league in Europe: the British “Big Class”.

Five year meticulous restoration to, Lloyd’s Classification, saving 70% of her furnishings and 80% of her steel frames. Relaunched in 2006, Lulworth subsequently won Boat International Magazine’s World Superyacht Awards 2007 “Best Refit”

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