Caravel Specifications


    Caravel       4.5 ton sloop
    L.O.A.        22' 10"
    L.W.L.        18' 0"
    Beam          7' 5"
    Draught       3' 0"
    Sail Area     228sq ft





Designer: David Cheverton
Builder:  David Cheverton & Partners Ltd, West Medina Mills,Newport, Isle of Wight
Built: circa 1953-1961.
Sail No. 18 Some 30 boats being built.
Construction: Carvel of African mahogany on closely spaced oak frames. 3/8" marine ply deck canvassed and painted.