1310 - Farthing

An old blue wooden Mirror dinghy being sailed in a light wind


This boat was built by Simon Thorp's father in 1964, with a little help from Simon.

2006 ?

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Last sailed.


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This boat is now for sale for £1

  • The boat is complete and there is her original Seagull outboard.  
  • The boat has provided sailing for three generations but to achieve the fourth will require some restoration work.
  • The boat is complete but has not been sailed for 11 years.
  • The boat is called 'Farthing' in recognition that the Americas Cup challenger in 1964 was 'Sovereign'.

Finding a good home to avoid the threat of a 'viking funeral' is more important than payment.

Contact Simon Throp, Tel: 01387 721509 e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Holywood, Dumfries area

She was rescued in February by Gareth Honeyford and taken to West Mersea.

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