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Navy Blue

Not Known

Fairey Marine

Build date
May 1957

Not Known

Hull Number

Deck Colour
Varnish Mark l

Hull Colour
Varnish Mark l

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Extra Details

Additional Build Notes

Current Owner
Stephen Fry and James Beckett

Known Owners
Initial RYA measurement - 20 May
Hull number - 1946
Hull weight - 161lb
Constructed mould number 4

1st owner - Royal Naval Sailing Assn, see F1940
Part of batch F1940 / 1943

Original purchase funded by The Nuffield Trust for the use of servicemen and women and their families
see note against F7000 for more details of the Trust.

Initially based at Lee - on - the -Solent, sailed by Home Air Command, RN Fleet Air Arm, and Royal Naval Sailing Association.

Reported in private ownership c late 1970's, sadly NFA and RYA ownership records muddled

Perhaps -

c1978 - NR Boulie, Island SC, Reading

c1984 Karen Ellis, Castaways

Undated - Peter Barton, Rickmansworth SC

Chris Lewis, Castaways

January 2014 - Shaun Hopkin, Hamble River SC.

March 2014 Stephen Fry and James Beckett, Netley SC

June 2022 - advertised for sale with images, NFA Facebook pages by Stephen Fry, Hedge End, Southampton

NFA update June 2022

Summary Championship history:

1984, National Championships, Mounts Bay, c110 entries,
Sir Richard Fairey Trophy, 2nd place. Helm - Chris Lewis, Crew - Karen Ellis, Castaways

1985, National Championships, Plymouth, 87 entries
Helm - Chris Lewis, Crew - Karen Lewis, Castaways
Sir Ralph Gore Trophy - 1st
Sir Richard Fairey Points Trophy - 2nd
Sussex Silver Firefly - 1st
R.A.F.S.A. Trophy - 1st

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