Peake's Of Newlyn Shipwrights

Established in 1830, the family run Newlyn based firm built mostly luggers up to forty feet long. after the first world war, the company diversified into building other types of boats and maintaining the local fleet at Newlyn.

The majority of boats built stayed locally at first, but over the years, these boats have found new locations throughout the world.

Peakes of Newlyn boats were renowned for having a superior build quality and speed under sail.

the vast majority of the boats were built in the Tolcarne area of Newlyn, near to the sea and on completion of the hulls, were manually 'Dragged' into the water, sometimes requiring over one hundred people to assist.

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