Pocock Singles Project
Chris Bayley
1990 Single Pocock - GPRTCS11L090

This boat, advertised on this website for $7,000, was sold in June, 2012 to Trey Knipe of Boise, ID

Date: 9/10/07
To: Jim Buckley
From: "Chris Bayley"

Thanks for your message. Here are photos including Pocock logo sticker, data on stern and the mysterious sticker.


Christopher T. Bayley
Chair, Stewardship Partners
1411 4th Ave, Ste. 1430
Seattle, WA 98101
206 292 9874


Thanks Chris. The tail numbers are always something of a mystery to me but I think GPRTCS11L090 means George Pocock Rowing Teardrop Cedar Single, 11 made so far that year, this one in 1990.

Although teardrops are usually indicated by "TD" and not just a "T". And I don't know what "L0" means. Maybe it's a lightweight. If it's a heavy weight teardrop it may be about 13 in beam at the widest well forward. If it's a standard it should be 12" wide about in the middle. A lightweight teardrop may be 12" wide forward but quite narrow aft. If you can send other pictures and/or measure, let me know.

Jim Buckley

Subject: GPRTCS11L090
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2007
From: "Chris Bayley"
To: "Jim Buckley"


I have done some measuring, results as follows:

Width at widest part, at forward end of cockpit within splashguard: 12"

Just forward of splash guard it is about 12" but that is around camber of deck covering.

Width at aft end of cockpit right at rear rigger support: 10"

2 feet aft of that: 9"
3 feet aft 8"
4 feet aft 7"
5 feet aft 6"

I have some more photos but not sure they will help because it's hard to get perspective on such a shape!

I'm guessing this confirms your analysis that it is a lightweight teardrop. I haven't weighed it but am curious what that model is supposed to weigh. My Maas Aero (used on West Sound/Orcas) is a little over 40#. I will never give up my Pocock until I have to, but approaching age 70 the 29# Fluid boats are appealing from a weight standpoint.


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