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"Caramane"
Winning the Simmonds Trophy at Henley
Trophies Won:
Simonds Trophy (Best electrically powered craft) 2002
Year Built:
Circa. 1910 Possibly James Taylor & Bates of Chertsey
When Restored:
2000 / 02
Type:
28ft Gentleman's Electric Cabin Launch
Description of Renovation:
Caramane was originally known as "Eluva" and was kept on the River Cam for many years until being brought to the Thames in the 1990's. She was completely restored by Stanley & Thomas including a new cabin and refit. At some point she was powered by steam, then petrol before being converted to electric in the restoration. The hull is carvel planked in teak on oak timbers. She also has a removable canopy, 2. 6ft bunks and galley in the cabin.
Refitting new Cabin design      
 

Stanley & Thomas Boat Builders - Tom Jones Boatyard, Romney Lock, Windsor, Berkshire Tel: 01753 833 166