Directory: Pilot Cutters of Europe
How to Identify Pilot Cutters
Download our handy pilot cutter identification guide, with tips how to identify 28 pilot cutters that you are likely to see sailing around Europe. It lists distinguishing features like hull colours, sail marks, hull or rig shapes. The guide will tell you at a glance whether the boat is a charter vessel you can sail or in private ownership.
Pilot Cutter Revival
Latest additions: 1909 original pilot cutter Olga - recently restored by Swansea Museum, Freja - New build, launched in 2012, Edith Grey - New Build, launched in 2011. Alpha - latest restoration completed in 2010. Letty - restoration started at Mylor Bridge in 2011.
New Wooden Pilot Cutter Replicas
Working Sail Ltd. Luke Powell shipwright
Eve of St Mawes
Amelie Rose launched in 2009
Can I sail on her ? Yes– give us a ring on 01872 580022 for further information
NEW Freja - launched in 2012
Runner up in Classic Boat Award for New Build for over 30ft Catagory 2012
Can I sail on her ? No - private owners
Cockwells Modern & Classic Boatbuilding
Merlin in 2009
Covey Island Boatyard, Nova Scotia
Bristol Classic Boat Company
RB Boatbuilding, Bristol
NEW Edith Grey
Length on deck 38ft
Built by RB Boatbuilding in 2011.
Won Classic Sailing Pilot Cutter Review in 2011 and 2012
Who owns her ? Wild Sailing
Can I sail on her ? Yes. Give us a ring on 01872 580022 for further information
Edith Gray is for Sale in 2015
Restored original pilot cutters - out there sailing
Peggy (ex Wave)
Cornubia (was also called Hirta)
Original pilot cutter that was recently used as charter vessel on the West Coast of America.Currently for sale.
Currently undergoing restoration by owner at Mylor Bridge, Falmouth.
Possible to buy shares in the project.
Surviving Originals but Status Unknown
Steel and Full size GRP Pilot Cutter Replicas
Recently sold to UK owner
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