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Built in the original Beetle Boat builder’s shop in the winter of 1935-1936. This is believed to be the oldest Beetle Cat still sailing. Only 1 other older boat is known to still exist (built winter of 1934-1935), and it is in the collection of the Cape Cod Maritime Museum.

Design Specs

LOA:
12′ 
6″
Beam:
6′ 
2″
LWL:
11′ 
8″
Draft:
0′ 
8″
Design or Class: 
Beetle Cat
Home Port: 
Bass River, MA
Designer: 
Carl Beetle
Boat Type: 
sail
Rig: 
Catboat
Gross Displacement: 
450 lbs
Sail Number: 
R7
Sail Area: 
100
Builder Name: 
Beetle Boat Builders
Location Built: 
New Bedford, MA
Year Built: 
1936
Owner Name: 
William G. Lawrence, Jr.
Owner Country: 
US
Yacht Club: 
Bass River YC
Posted on:
Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:02pm
Last modified on:
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:26am