Cygnet

Cygnet in RYCV Yard

Cygnet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boat Name: Cygnet
Designer: Walter Wilson
Builder: Wilson Brothers
Year Launched: 1925
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ARHV Number: HV000675

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CYGNET is a wooden racing and cruising yacht built in Tasmania in 1925. It was designed and built by members of the Wilson Bros in Cygnet, and they have been one of the principal boatbuilding firms in Tasmania. CYGNET was originally built to the requirements of the 21 Foot Restricted Class, one of Australia’s most important yacht racing classes that had its heyday from the 1920s through to the early 1950s. CYGNET is one of only two extant Tasmanian boats of the four built in that state to this rule. It has since been modified to become a cruising yacht and was also well known in that role. It now retains that configuration representing a

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