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A restoration fit for a Queen!
The Jolly Brit was formerly one of two jolly boats carried aboard Her Majesty's much beloved Royal Yacht Britannia, which was sadly decommissioned on 11 December 1997
BOAT NAME: Jolly Britt
BOAT TYPE: Jolly Boat
BOAT LENGTH: 27ft
BOAT CONSTRUCTION: Carvel Mahogany on Oak
BOAT BUILDER: R.A Newman and Sons
BOAT YEAR: 1953
Kicking off 2021 with a restoration fit for a Queen! Built in 1953 as 'The Royal Yacht Britannia's Jolly Boat, one of a pair of 26 seat passenger boats made for one of the most famous yachts of all time.
Her Majesty The Queen, Britannia provided the perfect Royal residence away from home and was a majestic symbol of the commonwealth. Her Jolly Boats used to ferry dignitaries and the Royal's themselves to and from shore when needed. With rotten deck, hull, rubbing bands and stem she has been brought to us for a complete restoration and we are looking forward to bringing this one back to her former royal standard.
Works started 1st January 2021 Jolly Britt was launched 16 weeks later on the 23rd April 2021