Dragonfly previously L'Aventurier

L'Aventure now Dragonfly at her new home on Georgian Bay, Ontario.

L'Aventure now Dragonfly at her new home on Georgian Bay, Ontario.

L'Aventure now Dragonfly on the blocks at her new home on Georgian Bay in Ontario after a 600 km trip from Ottawa by transport.

Just sold at the London Boat Show 1934

Just sold at the London Boat Show 1934

At the London Boat Show in 1934, just after completion at the Platt's Eyot (Hampton) Thornycroft yard. She bears the name 'Scolopendra,' a generic name that Thornycrofts used on unsold boats. She was voted 'Boat of The Show.' The name of her new owner is pinned to the hull of the boat.

Dragonfly previously L'AVENTURIER

Boat Specification
Boat Name: 
Dragonfly previously L'AVENTURIER
Boat Type: 
Motor cruiser
Boat Length: 
35ft
Boat Beam: 
9ft
Boat Draft: 
2ft 9ins
Boat Displacement: 
11.48 tons
Boat Engine: 
2 x Bukh 20hp Diesels
Boat Construction: 
Mahogany on elm and oak
Boat Builder: 
Thornycroft
Boat Year: 
1933
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During the fifty years since they earned their place in the history books, the Little Ships, like members of a large family, have been scattered widely and, like married daughters, sometimes assumed new names which make it difficult to identify them.

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