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69776 - Pthreetle

Pink wooden Mirror dinghy almost airborne in a big wave

1996

Wood kit built by Stephen Heppell on Malcolm Goodwin's jig.

This was the third of four mirrors built by Stephen Heppell . Stephen takes up the story "The first one - a standard Bell built kit, was Pootle. Then came Juliette Heppell's fast blue boat Ptwootle (two, get it?) which was spectacularly fast upwind and she sailed with her sister and then with single handed sailor Hannah Stodel, then came the pink Pthreetle sailed by Melissa Heppell who went onto 470s from there (super fast boat won lots also with next owner Emma Barry) and then finally Phourtle which was Toby Heppell's boat - he went onto 49ers and is now at Yachts and Yachting of course. All Brightlingsea boats back in the days when the town council created a Mirror Millennium garden in honour of the town's Mirror sailors!".

1997

  • Won Eastern Area Championships sailed by Melissa Heppell & J Young & I Wills

2000

  • 9th European Championships sailed by Melissa Heppell & Emma Barry

2004

  • Sailed at the Inlands at Bassenthwaite

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  • Sailed at the Nationals at Plymouth

  • 2nd National Junior Championships sailed by Emma & Martina Barry

2005

  • 2nd Western Areas sailed by Emma & Martina Barry

2007

  • Sailed at the Worlds at Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • 2nd Southern Areas sailed by Emma & Martina Barry
  • 1st National Youth Championships sailed by Emma & Martina Barry

2008

  • Won UK National Championship, Llandudno & Poole
  • 2nd at European Championships, Sweden

2009

  • Sailed at UK National & World Championships, Phwelli, Wales

2011

This boat is now for sale for £3750

  • Superspars Bermuda rig
  • Harken fittings
  • excellent condition and well looked after
  • launching trolly
  • road trailer
  • almost new North Sails (only used for 1 event)
  • spare set of used North sails
  • boom up cover
  • travelling covers
  • garage stored in winter.

Contact 01787 377800 ,  Essex


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38113

A red and black wooden Mirror dinghy rigged on a lawn

1973

Wood hull, professionally built by Bell Woodworking . Painted & varnished by the owners.

Raced in the 70s & early 80s & repainted & revarnished at least once during this period.

2015

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This boat is now for sale for £495 ono

  • Sail number 38113
  • 1973 professionally built by Bell Woodworking, painted & varnished by the owners
  • Wooden Gunter mast and gaff
  • Complete and ready for sailing
  • Boom up cover in PVC
  • Raced in the 70s and early 80s.
  • Mainly kept in a garage since then so in good condition.
  • Set of spares including battens and various other bits and pieces.
  • Sorry, no launching trailer (fell apart!) or road trailer (never had one).

Contact Jim Newall on 07986 538439 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information, located in Leek, Staffs.

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69953

A GRP Mirror dinghy hull, with no rig, sails or foils, on a beach

2009

GRP hull built by Bell/Ferranti , the number 69953 is on the mainsail, so if it's not the original mainsail, the boat might be a different number.

2018

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This boat is now for sale for £650

  • Bell/Ferranti GRP Mirror dinghy
  • Gunter mast, wooden gaff & boom
  • Mainsail & jib
  • daggerboard & rudder
  • Oars
  • Trolley
  • Cover
  • Self bailer
  • Toestraps

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  boat is located at Pentewen Sands, Cornwall. Ron will be at Pentewen Sands from 20th July 2019 to 27th July 2019 Site C57 and from 27July 2019 to 15th August 2019 Site CV 21.

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12811

A wooden Mirror dinghy in a garden looking a bit sad

1968

Wood hull built by Unknown builder

2018

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This boat is now available, Free to a good home

  • Sail number is 12811
  • She is of wood construction.
  • Alloy Gunter mast, (looks like a Coates Marine 14 SWG mast)
  • Sails - Harper main & jib, and there is a spinnaker
  • Laminated daggerboard and rudder blade also appears to be solid wood
  • Launching trolley.

She does however need some work doing to her before sailing.  The bulkhead at the front of the cockpit needs replacing as does the foredeck starboard side due to rot. She also needs painting and varnishing.

Editor's note - it's fairly clear from the spinnaker setup,  channel shroud fittings, laminated foils, enlarged transom scuppers, outhaul track on boom, Harper sails etc., that this boat has been raced to some extent in the past.

Contact Simon Moss, 07913177973,  North Somerset

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37532

A wooden Mirror dinghy with cover off, mast up, but no sails, by  a lake

1973

Wood hull built by Unknown

2008

Extensive restoration

2016

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2019

This boat is now for sale for £650

  • Mirror Dinghy 37532
  • Kit build circa 1973
  • Extensive restoration in 2008 but hull needs some minor work
  • No measurement certificate
  • Sails - Pedigree unknown - 1 Jib, 2 Mains, 1 Spinnaker
  • Selden Bermuda mast
  • Aluminium boom
  • Fully rigged spinnaker system with fly-away pole
  • Dual sail controls on thwart
  • Mast up cover
  • Launching trolley
  • Laminated wooden foils
  • Oars

Contact Matthew Archer 07974 778065, Carsington area, Derbyshire

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