'Matia '

50ft x 10ft x 7' 'A' Class gaff cutter

Built 1939 by the Lidgard Bros supposedly to a design very close to that which Arch Logan designed for Harry Chamberlin in the early 30's. She was the last big gaffer built before WW2. She was built for the Chamberlin family to be used by the family to cruise in company with their extended family, the Goodfellows who at that time owned 'Ariki'. A little shorter and with less beam than 'Ariki', it was intended that the two could sail in close company when cruising.

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