Aquafibre of Rackheath

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Aquafibre is probably one of the lesser known boat makers, until you look at the long list of craft below. Aquafibre were a prolific manufacturer of boat shells - these are then outfitted by a variety of boatyards, including Brooms of Brundall and Bristercraft at Wroxham.

Unfortunately Aquafibre ceased trading in 2009, marking the end of an era in Norfolk boat building.

As far as I am aware, Aquafibre have been producing Broadland craft since the late 1960s, evolving from designs by Bourne Mouldings, although prior to the wholly fibreglass boats listed here, they were producing Elysian hulls with hand built wooden superstructures. You will often also notice Aquafibre craft badged with different names depending on the outfitter.

You will notice firstly the earlier designs only have a length figure, whilst the later designs have 'class' names, and secondly the majority of the designs were produced in two sizes.

Aquafibre hulls are also used in a number of classes produced by the following manufacturers:



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