Diadem – Racing/cruising gaff yawl built in 1907.
Available for restoration at Guip Shipyard.

Designed by Fred Shepherd and built by White Brothers of Southampton.
Length: 20.43 m, beam 4.2 m, draught 2.92 m, sail area 187 m².

Diadem is a cruising/racing yacht from the early twentieth century with elegant lines and superb sea-keeping qualities.
She was built in 1907 at Itchen (Southampton) by the famous White Brothers Shipyard. Her hull was built in teak and pitch-pine under Lloyd’s supervision.
Below decks the atmosphere harks back to the golden age of yachting.
Diadem is a rare opportunity to restore a medium-sized cruising/racing yacht from the early twentieth century. The original interiors have been preserved.

Thorough research into the history and design of the yacht will ensure the restoration is as faithful as possible. Gaff yawls are an unusual sight among classic yachts so her rig is sure to make her a point of interest at any festival or regatta.