Boat launched in 2020
Silmaril, Patrick Bersot, from Arwen Marine kit, France

Boat launched in 2020

Here is an album of the VivierBoats designs launched during 2020. I thank all those who sent me photos of their boat and I invite all the builders to do…

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Meaban “Lésath” for sale

MéabanCold moulded plywood hull, length 6,82 m.Gaff sloop rig.Centreboard.EC category C.Design: François Vivier.Builder chantier naval Grand LargueYear built: 2015Good condition.Inventory:Sails: Mainsail, genoa, asymmetric spinnakerRoller reefing system for the genoa with…

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Meaban “Koud’Vag” for sale
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Meaban “Koud’Vag” for sale

MéabanCold moulded plywood hull, length 6,82 m.Gaff sloop rig.Centreboard.EC category C.Design: François Vivier.Builder chantier naval Grand LargueYear built: 2008Good condition.Inventory:Douglas fir laid deckSails: Mainsail, genoa, asymmetric spinnakerRoller furling system for…

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Stir-Ven 22 for sale

Stir-Ven 22Lapstrake plywood hull, length 6,70 m.Gaff sloop rig.Centreboard.EC category C.Design: François Vivier.Builder chantier naval Grand LargueYear built: 2000Very good condition.Inventory:Douglas fir laid deckSails: mainsail, genoa, jib, asymmetric spinnakerSculling oarRowing…

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Lowering the hinged mast on Pen-Hir

Most of my designs of gaff-rigged cabin sailers are fitted with a tabernacle, allowing raising and lowering the mast. On the smaller boats, Stir-Ven 19, Jewell, Beniguet, the mast may…

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Toulinguet for sale!

TOULINGUET n°2, "GAVOTTE", home built, lauched 2012, to be seen in La Rochelle, Minimes marine, France. Excellent construction and very complete equipment. Inventory on request. Diesel engine 16 hp Beta…

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New Ebihen 16 for sale

This Ebihen 16 has been built by boatbuilders Margus Rebane and Martin Jasko at JR Craftyard in Estonia. The hull is made of 10mm okume marine plywood and fully sheathed…

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New design: power skiff Kerisper

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Kerisper is a 4.8m motorboat designed two years ago. She is a "motor" version of Mesker, a sail and oar dinghy. She is a little bigger, with a wider stern,…

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New: Lilou 2

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Lilou 2 is a revisited version of Lilou, the initial plan dating from 2005. The purpose of this re-design was on the one hand to improve the characteristics of the boat,…

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Mesker, a new sail and oar dinghy
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Mesker, a new sail and oar dinghy

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I propose a new design, of the semi-dory type, to be built in traditional lapstrake way. Drawing and building description are included in a special issue of the French magazine…

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Dabbler sails

Dabbler Sails is an American sailmaker located in Virginia, near the Chesapeake Bay. He has already made sails for several boats built on my designs in the USA, in particular,…

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Launching at Skol ar Mor
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Launching at Skol ar Mor

Twice a year Skol ar Mor, a wooden boat-building school, launches the boats built by its students in the small port of Kercabellec in Mesquer, France. At the end of…

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Giovanni Isopi, Italy

Giovanni Isopi, is an engineer with experience in research and development in the automotive industry. Always passionate about woodworking, he designs and restores traditional small boats. In 2017, he decides…

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Enrique García, Spain

Enrique García, Shipshape Carpinteros de Ribera, is a Spanish builder, located on the northern coast, in the region of Santander. He is able to build all types of small boats,…

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Three Ilur gathered in Maine

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These last years, more and more "vivierboats" are built in various countries and in particular in North America. So, I can not resist publishing this photo recently posted on Facebook.…

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My Morbihan week 2017
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My Morbihan week 2017

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I just returned from the Morbihan week to which I participated aboard my Pen-Hir. Morbihan week is a major maritime festival and traditional boats gathering in France, held every two…

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