Major refit by Southampton Yacht Services Ltd in 2006/2008
Length Overall 98.3ft(30m) Beam 18.6ft(5.5m) Displacement 75 tonnes Draft 12.3ft(3.7m)
Merrymaid, is a 100 foot gaff cutter designed by Charles Nicholson and built by Camper and Nicholsons in 1904, had a complete rebuild with Southampton Yacht Services finishing in Spring 2008. Since then she has sailed approximately 20,000 miles, been around Cape Horn and cruised amongst the glaciers at the Southern end of Chile. She returned to the yard via the Panama Canal in autumn 2009 for a few additional details and minor alterations. She left in mid November for the Caribbean with plans to cruise through the Pacific during the Winter of 2009 and Spring of 2010.
For more information on Merrymaid and her circumnavigation please visit:www.merrymaid.sy