Wooden
Boatbuilders'
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R.B. Shipwrighting

Proprietor:
Richard Bettinson

Address:
RB Shipwrighting,
Huggins Bros Boatyard,
Mill Lane
Torpoint
Cornwall
PL11 2RE

Biography:
RB Shipwrighting specialising in classic boat and yacht restoration and refits with over 30 years experience in the trade. My work is generally focused on traditional craft but does extend through to contemporary construction methods and applications.

Most recently completed full restoration over a 24 month period of the classic Gipsy Moth III. Reputably Sir Francis Chichester's favourite of the two record breaking yachts. Other projects include: Mast and spar making for various yachts including a Hilliard and a Z 4 tonner. Full project management on refits using local trades in Rigging, stainless steel fabrication. G.R.P. Engineering, electronics, covers, sails and upholstery.