Le Ptit Poucet has gone through a major five year restoration project from 2007 to 2012. The entire ship was updated, restored, rebuilt or replaced to transform her into a unique blend of a classic, wooden two masted schooner with the modern living accommodations, electronics, safety gear and mechanical systems you would expect to find in a new sailing yacht. Below is a list of replaced or refurbished items with the 2007-2012 re-fit:
Planking underwater, topsides, deck structure and superstructure, all new bronze thru-hulls, electric windless, standing and running rigging, water maker, chain plates, electric winch, engine, generator, sails, lazy jacks, plumbing, fuel tanks, custom interior, topside paint, bottom paint, cedar bowsprit, 8 man life raft, Waeco fridge, microwave, gas stove with oven, dishwasher, stainless steel cupboards, sandstone sinks in the galley and heads, light ash veneer wall covering and cabinet linings, seating and mattress materials, both mast’s are tubular steel that have been sand blasted inside and out and painted, booms are Oregon pine with stainless steel goosenecks and fittings, pulley system, fittings, winches, jammers are high quality, oversized and made to last. This yacht has a very nice layout; traditional and warm with beautiful craftsmanship everywhere you look!