Where I have additional information about any specific Vertue, you can click on the yacht’s name to take you to a summary page.  It will probably take me several months to research every boat, so there will be more hyperlinks in due course.

V51 (Name not known): Built in 1952 in Tasmania, Australia.

V52 La Bretonne:   Built in 1952 by Newmans of Poole.

V53 (Name not known): Built in 1952 in New Zealand.

V54 Pamela Jean:    Built in 1954 by Elkins of Christchurch.

V55 Lotus:   Built in 1952 by M Henriques.

V56 Rakoa:  Built in 1952 by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.  Probably the first of Drumler’s sisters to be built.

V57 (Name not known): Built in 1952.  Builder not known.

V58 Bettina:   Now based in Cavallino, near Venice, Italy.

V59 Austral Vertue:   Built in 1958 by Bernie Kavanagh (a private amateur build), in Melbourne, Australia.  Lost in April 1972, when she slipped her moorings off Vaitupa, South Pacific.  Despite an extensive search, she was never found.

V60 Aries II:  Built in 1956 by the Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.

V61 Virtue (sail no. H331):   Originally known as Penthe Sileia.  Built in 1953 by Hitters & Proost of Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.  One of three steel Vertues built. Now based on the Westeinde Plas , in Badhoevedorp, Holland.

V62 My Only Vertue:  Built in 1955 by AM Blackburn.

V63 (Name not known): Built in 1955 in New Zealand.

V64 Sofong (sail no. H387): Built in 1954 by Hitters & Proost of Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.  One of three steel Vertues built.

V65 (Name not known): Built in 1954 in Tasmania.

V66 Araok:  Built in 1955 by Chantier Jouet

V67 Betsinda:  Built in 1954 by Elkins & Proost of Christchurch.

V68 Kantread:  Built in 1956 by M Jouet.

V69 (Name not known): Built in 1955 in the United States.

V70 (Name not known): Built in 1955 in Tasmania.

V71 Nora Sheila:  Built in 1955 by Elkins of Christchurch.

V72 (Name not known): Built in 1955 by Jugo.

V73 Gannet IV: Built in 1955 by Elkins of Christchurch

V74 Kukri:   Built in 1952 by Aero Marine of Lymington.

V75 Jason: Built in 1956 by Elkins of Christchurch.

V76 Westerley:  Built in 1956 by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.

V77 Maggie D:  Built in 1956 by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.

V78 Seamist of Rhu:  Built in 1957 by Scotia Marine of Perth, Scotland.

V79 (Name not known): Built in 1956 in Tasmania

V80 (Name not known): Built in 1957 in Egypt.

V81 (Name not known): Built in 1957 in New Zealand.

V82 (Name not known): Built in 1957 by Scotia Marine

V83 Vega of Bosham: Built in 1957 by Burnes Shipyard of Bosham, West Sussex.

V84 (Name not known)

V85 Foresight: Built in 1957 by Elkins of Christchurch.

V86 (Name not known): Built in 1957 by Rimouski.

V87 (Name not known): Built in 1957 by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.

V88 Kohala: Built in 1957 by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.

V89 Mea:  Built in 1959 by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.

V90 Ariel: Built in 1957 by Elkins of Christchurch.

V91 Kelda: Built in 1958 by Elkins of Christchurch.

V92 (Name not known): Built in 1958 by Burnes Shipyard of Bosham, West Sussex.

V93 Puritan: Built in 1958 by Elkins of Christchurch.

V94 (Name not known): Built in 1959 in Australia.

V95 (Name not known): Built in 1959 in Japan.

V96 Not Built.

V97 Tern II: Built in 1959 by W A Souter & Son of Cowes, Isle of Wight.

V98 Charity:  Built in 1959 by Cheoy Lee of Hong Kong.

V99 Corio Vertue:  Built in 1960 by Gil Albut in Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia.  Currently based in Melbourne, Australia

V100 Return:   Built in 1960 by Elkins of Christchurch. Now based in Chioggia, near Venice, Italy

If you know any of these boats, and the information I have is missing, incomplete or wrong, I would be grateful if you could get in touch so that I can update the boat’s information.