|Location of Boat||Queenscliff|
|Owner’s Name||Romauld Andrew|
Restored by owner and professional help over ten slow years
after being recovered from under corrugated iron in Phillip
Island. Joe Pompei reckons she was built in Paynesville and it is
known that she was moored in the Genoa River when she was
sunk in a flood in the 1960s.
Original engine was Stuart Turner
(which helps with determining her age).
And owned by Stephen Wirtz until 2017
Ruth-e C140 . Victorian Lakes Couta Boat 16′. Smallest Couta on CBA register.
Restored over twenty years to a practical and sea kindly vessel.
Kauri hull and Celery top pine deck.
1GM Yanmar Diesel engine.
Single halyard lug rigged mainsail and jib.
Spray dodger with forward window.
Gal steel retractable centre plate.
A work of love for over twenty years. Has been to Tassie for the boat festival four times and sailed and motored from Rescerche Bay to Maria island safely.
A practical and forgiving little boat, easily sailed, launched and retrieved by one person.
Unrigged makes a fabulous fishing boat.
Boat Measurement in Detail
|FWD (Fwd Mastface Fwd Stem)||TBA|
|AFT (Aft Mast Aft Transom)||TBA|
|BOBSTAY to waterline||TBA|
|Sails||LP (Luff perpendicular)||TBA|