IOR landfills?

Not sure what these are. Spotted in South Africa.





Super Anarchist
Looks similar to transom on an Ericson 34 (IOR) as well. But flush deck says no...


12 metre

Super Anarchist
English Bay
She's not an Aphrodite 101, too beamy. Suspect Holland with that triangular transom. Very like a Shamrock 30.
Most likely an early Holland One Tonner. Turtle deck means she could not be a Shamrock 30 due to the headroom requirements of the Half Ton class, which almost always meant an actual cabin - unless the boat had a humongous amount of freeboard.

Below are a couple of early Holland One Tons circa 1974: Billycan and Offwego. May even be Offwego.



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