Dutch (?) design ID @ 1:14 - 1:25 mark

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by s/v JESTER, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. s/v JESTER
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    s/v JESTER Junior Member

    Can someone direct me to the design/style of the boat shown in the following YT video at the 1:14 - 1:25 mark? Thanks!

    http://youtu.be/Ph17-soOGT4
     
  2. sharpii2
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    sharpii2 Senior Member

    As close as I can tell, it's a Dutch work boat known as a 'botter'.
     
  3. Zilver
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    Zilver Junior Member

    It's a "Tjotter", a small pleasure sailboat from the Frisian part of the Netherlands.
    The Botter is a much bigger fishing boat.

    Here's a link to a wharf that restores tjotters :

    http://www.windenwater.nl/Ruzer/index.html

    Regards, Hans
     

  4. s/v JESTER
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    s/v JESTER Junior Member

    Thanks Guys!

    Thanks sharpii2 & Zilver for your replies!

    Hans especially, thank you for the link to the tjotters restorer site -- can't wait to learn more about these boats!

    *AJ*
     
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