BRUXA DO MAR

Self built 30ft sailing ketch, started in 1974 in the Netherlands and completed in 2005 in Brazil according to a self modified design of the English ship’s architect Maurice Griffiths circa 1956. Hull and mast construction entirely of wood. Boat located at the island of Ilhabela on the East coast of Brazil at Sao Sebastian between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Name of boat “Bruxa do Mar” (Sea Witch) in keeping with the original name of the Griffith’s design, namely “Water-Witch”.

Design Specs

LOA:
30′ 
0″
Beam:
8′ 
6″
LWL:
26′ 
0″
Draft:
2′ 
11″
Design or Class: 
30' Water witch
Home Port: 
Ilhabela - Sao Sebastian
Designer: 
Maurice Griffiths
Boat Type: 
Mono-hull sailing boat with shoal draft bilge keels
Rig: 
Ketch
Gross Displacement: 
~6 tons
Sail Number: 
1050
Sail Area: 
~ 550
Number of Engines: 
1
Engine Model: 
Yanmar 3 cylinder
Total Engine Horsepower: 
40
Fuel Type: 
diesel
Builder Name: 
Peter Lees Pearson (me)
Location Built: 
Leiden, Netherlands and Bertioga, Brazil
Year Built: 
started 1974, completed 2005 when I retired from Medical Research to Brazil
Hull or Design No.: 
Design number 182, Mk.1
Documentation or State Reg. No.: 
Registered Sao Sebastian, Brazil (403023289.2)
Owner Name: 
Peter Lees Pearson
Owner Country: 
Brazil
Yacht Club: 
Pinda Iate Club, Ilhabela
Posted on:
Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:22pm
Last modified on:
Wed, 02/25/2015 - 9:49am