Joshua Matthew

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Design No. 1227

Built for:                                Various owners
Builder:                                  Various builders
Date designed:                    1998

Class – Hull Number          Joshua Matthew Class No. 1

Principal Design Data

L.O.A:                                    24’  5”             ( 7.44 m)
Datum:                                  18’  2”             ( 5.52 m)
Beam Max:                            7’ 10″             ( 2.38 m)
Draft:                                       2′  9”             ( 0.85 m)
Displacement tons:                1.47
T.M.:                                       4.30 tons
Ballast ratio:                          27.5%
Sail Area:                               235 sq. ft
Rig:                                         Gaff cutter


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Additional Information

Individual Drawing Copies

Please download and print the drawings list for Joshua Matthew, Individual plan copies cost $85.00 which includes standard airmail. Please contact us using the link for information on how to order.

Download Drawing List

Study Notes

14 page A4 format colour booklet containing many small scale drawings and photographs as well as technical data and an abridged specifications of the Joshua Matthew class.

Model Plans

Full set of Stock Building Plans


A Joshua Matthew can be constructed from the original 1998 drawings, or if preferred using strip plank construction for which full construction, rigging and outfit drawings will be provided.

Poster & Art Prints

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