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F498 (1948 Olympic Firefly)

Name: Dido

Builder: Fairey Marine

Build date: June 1948

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Deck Colour: Varnish Mark lV

Hull Colour: Varnish Mark lV

Usage: White

Condition: Good Condition

Location: Good Condition

Current Owner: Mark Tait,

Known Owners: RYA and NFA ownership records not complete

1st owner after the Olympic Games - Frank Dinnis, Shropshire SC

1956 - GE Tisdale, perhaps Midland SC

August 2005 - Mark Tait, rescued from a barn, renovated and rebuilt to Mark IV layout,
Burghfield SC, see F2587

History: 1948 Olympics, WE Richter, Brazil, 11th place

Mark Tait:

2007 - 7th Firefly championships, Weymouth

2008 - 3rd Firefly championships Torquay

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