Finishing touches on Cape Henry 21′ Gaff Cutter

IMG_2386Oh Yeah! it’s really coming together now. The painting is finished and I’m starting to install the systems for the last time. Above you can see the recess for the Depth Sounder and entry hole for the centreboard pennant.


She’s also starting to look good. The rubbing strakes will go on after she’s moved out of the workshop. The doorway is a bit tight.Cape Henry 21' Gaff Cutter

Here’s a shot of the interior with the sink cooker combo in the foreground and the rope handles on the the drawers opposite. The rope gives a a really good grip but doesn’t stick out into the cabin and catch clothes etc.Cape Henry 21' Gaff Cutter


And here is the floor boards half way through being made. I oiled them with innumerable coats of linseed oil to make them waterproof.

Check in for the next post and see the boat emerging form the workshop. It’ll be the first time to be able to see the boat as whole. You can subscribe to receive updates by choosing your preferred method in the top right panel.

In the mean time if you would like to discuss having your own Cape Henry 21′ built give Tiernan Roe a call at +353(0)86 1586937 or +353(0)28 38973.

Roeboats, Ballydehob, Co. Cork, t:+353 (0)28 38973 m: +353 (0)86 158 69 37




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