Robert Hitchen

Robert Hitchen

Qualified Traditional Boat Builder.
07701 010656
katy@torcrossboathouse.com

Current Projects

“Grenadier”

Y52 owned by Chris Warren originally built by Jim Stone1965, re-built by Rob Hitchen in 2011

She had extensive re planking which needed over 700 rivets. She was than fitted with a new Transom, Centre board case, Thwarts and side seats. New Spruce deck beams and pearling’s support her new Sapele deck and rounded combings. She had a new Bronze Shoe and plate. She is protected with many coats of Epifanes high gloss varnish; topsides were finished with bright red paint in keeping with her name.