Our Laurent Giles Jolly Boat "Cleo"
We used to have a Laurent Giles Jolly Boat which sold in 2008. The hull
is GRP with plywood decking. It is ketch rigged, the main sail gaff
rigged and the mizzen a balanced lug, a steel centreplate and balast.
It is 15feet long not including the bow-sprit.
She feels more roomy and enclosed than some of the other "tradition"
lugger style boats like Drascombe luggers, and of course is
There are several other boats called 'Jollyboats': see Jollyboat in wikipedia
Here are some photos of Cleo at Portinscale, Derwentwater.
I made a scan of the Jolly Boat Brochure from AJS marine.
iIt seems AJS no longer make the GRP Jolly Boat but Dave Hart from Oswestry has a Jolly Boat
mould that is available for DIY use. You can contact Dave at email@example.com