Bolduster

Zyklon (Z4 N°38) Design : Published 1937 

  
 

Bolduster 

Shipshape Looking Z4, A Joy To Behold
Stephen Payne has responded to a prompt (in the way of a note placed in the cockpit from Richard Farmer, the owner of Vindilis) to contact the association and give us an update on Bolduster.
He writes; "My name is Stephen Payne and I have owned Bolduster for about the last ten years. During that time she has been kept on a staging in Southwold harbour. During my ownership she has been continually improved and maintained e.g. new sheathed decks, running rigging, reconditioned engine etc. She has been stripped back to the planks (no work required) and re-painted plus some additions to the interior e.g. chart table”.
Steve has also sent in the above photograph taken Spring 2015. It clearly shows that, like Cobber, Bolduster is a Z4 with the coachroof extended to the hull sides to give extra space below. Of her early owners Stephen has found out that the Rev Bulstrode was a former naval Chaplin and then Rector of Framlington, Suffolk and that Norman Clarkson was the General Manager of Yachting Monthly.
Update (October 2017) Bolduster has been placed up For Sale, and is 'Under Offer' one week later.

# Fascinating Facts
# Bolduster was registered as a 'Boat of the Norfolk Broads', 1994
# Fascinating Facts 

Bolduster Statistics
Built : 1939 by Alfred Lockhart (Marine) Ltd, Brentford
LOA : 21' 9"
Beam : 7' 2"
Draft : 4' 4"
Displacement : 4 tons TM
Vessel ID N° : 186529
Signal Letters : ZNOZ8
MMSI : 235106454

Bolduster Custodians & Home Ports
Stephen Paye (2005-2017...) Southwold Harbour
Paul Wright (1995-2001) Oulton Broad
Jack Waterhouse & Alison Jane King (1994) Tollesbury
Peter Edward Watkins Mather (1980-1994) Ipswich
Jonathan Dixon-Brown Clapham (1975-1980) Portsmouth
George Arthur Price (1955-1975) Rochester
Norman Clarkson (?-?)
Rev Martin Bulstrode (1939-?)

Bolduster Links
Bolduster For Sale, and now 'Under Offer' - Dead Link Removed, December 2017
Boat Spotted : Bolduster, HBA Journal, New Year 2017 

Page last updated : December 2017

 
  

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