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F2729

Details

Name
Kipper

Usage
When built Varnish

Location
Not Known

Builder
Fairey Marine

Build date
June 1961

Condition
Not Known

Hull Number

Deck Colour
When built Varnish Mark I

Hull Colour
When built Varnish Mark I

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Extra Details

Additional Build Notes

Current Owner
Present owner not known

Known Owners

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Initial RYA measurement – 16 June
Hull number – 2773
Hull weight – 160lb
Constructed mould 4

Fairey Marine sales ledgers and RYA records not certain

Perhaps:

1st owner – Fairey Aviation (Hayes) Ltd, staff sailing club
Upper Thames SC
Probably originally named “Evaine VIII”
Despatched Hamble – 17 June
See F1844

c 1966 – B Anderson, Rhyl

c 1968 – JS Burgess
Oxford University YC

c1970 / 1974 Andrew Hurst
Shoreham by Sea

September 1974 – D Fotharingham
London SE9
Perhaps Wembley SC

March 2023 – enquiry on NFA Facebook page from Andrew Hurst, seeking location of his once owned and beloved Firefly, sailed early 1970’s at Shoreham by Sea

History

NFA update March 2023

Residing Club

Region

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