Licensed Boat Builders

The Etchells Class is fortunate to have three excellent licensed builders.  Ontario Yachts in Burlington, Ontario, Canada has been building Etchells since 1975. Pacesetter Etchells P/L  in New South Wales became our licensed builder in Australia 1996.  David Heritage Racing Yachts located in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight in England became licensed in 2005.  Contact details for each of the builders is listed below in alpabetical order.

David Heritage Racing Yachts
Address: Unit 5/6 Saunders Drive
Somerton Business Park
Cowes,  Isle of Wight PO 31 8HU
Contact: David Heritage 
Phone: +44 (0)1983 280065 Fax:+44 (0)1983 280140 Mobile:+44 (0)7779 653 393 
Web: or Email: or

Ontario Yachts
4160 Morris Drive
Burlington, ONT, CANADA 
Contact:  Dirk Kneulman or Don Oakie
Ph: +1 905 639 8382
Web: or Email:

Pacesetter Etchells PTY
11 Mitala Street
Newport NSW 2106 AUSTRALIA
contact: Phil Smidmore 
Ph: +61 2 9999 1250